Leona Hallie Ellerbe

22 August 1909–22 December 1998 (Age 89)
Taylor, Texas, United States

The Life of Leona Hallie

When Leona Hallie Ellerbe was born on 22 August 1909, in Taylor, Texas, United States, her father, Stephen Wall Ellerbe, was 43 and her mother, Beulah Thomas Doty, was 35. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 2, Kent, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 December 1998, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 89.

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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.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 1

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 25

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

Name Meaning

Variant of English Ellerby .

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

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  • Leona H Ellerbe in household of S W Ellerbe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona H Ellerbe in household of Stephen W Ellerbe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona H Ellerbee in household of S W Ellerbee, "United States Census, 1910"

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