Ellison Harrell

24 February 1909–18 March 1985 (Age 76)
Comfort, Jones, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ellison

When Ellison Harrell was born on 24 February 1909, in Comfort, Jones, North Carolina, United States, his father, William H Harrell, was 28 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth Jarman, was 32. He married Zannie J Jarman on 14 June 1935, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Township 4 Cypress Creek, Jones, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Richlands, Onslow, North Carolina, United States in 1985. He died on 18 March 1985, in Comfort, Jones, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Comfort, Jones, North Carolina, United States.

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Ellison Harrell
Zannie J Jarman
Marriage: 14 June 1935
Ira Donald Harrell
Helen Dune Harrell
William Perry Harrell

Spouse and Children

14 June 1935
Onslow, North Carolina, United States


    Ira Donald Harrell


    Helen Dune Harrell


    William Perry Harrell


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 9

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Harold .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarghail ‘descendant of Earghal’, a personal name with the same etymology as Fearghal ( see Farrell ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eleson Harrell in household of William L Harrell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elison Harrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellison Harrell in entry for Shirley Jean Harrell, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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