Columbus O Ellis

1845–
Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Columbus O

When Columbus O Ellis was born in 1845, in Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ephraim Ellis, was 28 and his mother, Emily Adair, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Ellis. He lived in Franklin, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Falls, Texas, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Columbus O Ellis
1845–
Mary Ellis
1842–1890
Robert E Ellis
1868–
Mary E Ellis
1873–
Lucion O Ellis
1875–1915
Augusta Reid Ellis
1877–1949

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Robert E Ellis

    Male1868–Male

    Mary E Ellis

    Female1873–Female

    Lucion O Ellis

    Male1875–1915Male

    Female1877–1949Female

Parents and Siblings

    Ephraim Ellis

    Male1817–Male

    Female1821–Female

siblings

(7)

    Julia A Ellis

    Female1839–1899Female

    Lucinda Ellis

    Female1840–Female

    Mary M Ellis

    Female1844–Female

    Male1845–Male

    William Robert Ellis

    Male1847–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 31

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Columbus O Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Columbus Ellis in household of Ephram Ellis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Columbus O Ellis - Government record: Census record

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