Merlin Stephen Ellis

8 December 1901–29 October 1983 (Age 81)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Merlin Stephen

When Merlin Stephen Ellis was born on 8 December 1901, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, John Henry Ellis, was 29 and his mother, Mary Allilias Howard, was 26. He married Echo Mercy Barber on 20 December 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Manchester, Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States in 1940 and Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 29 October 1983, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Merlin Stephen Ellis
1901–1983
Echo Mercy Barber
1905–1983
Marriage: 20 December 1923
Bonnie Ellis
1925–2005
Lee George Ellis
1927–2015
Glen James Ellis
1930–2010
Steven Barber Ellis
1935–2000
Dorothy Echo Ellis
1937–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1923
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · The Burro Mine

Age 6

The Burro Mine was a large mining area that produced gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals. The mine was dissolved involuntarily on November 9, 1974.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Story Highlight

Conversations with Aunt Dona and Uncle Lee

Conversations with Aunt Dona and Uncle Lee By Diane Ellis Ladwig, 9 July 2014 One of the most difficult things about being an orphan, as my brother Mark calls us, is conversation. When our paren …

Sources (3)

  • Merlin Steven Ellis in household of John  Henry Ellis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Merlin Steven Ellis in household of John Henry Ellis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Merlin Stephen Ellis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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