Mary Elizabeth Ellison

27 December 1850–2 November 1908 (Age 57)
Parr, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Ellison was born on 27 December 1850, in Parr, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James William Ellison, was 45 and her mother, Alice Halliwell, was 39. She married James Parker Bennett on 16 February 1874, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Sutton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 2 November 1908, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Parker Bennett
Mary Elizabeth Ellison
Marriage: 16 February 1874
Belle Alice Bennett
Mary Ellen Bennett
James Edward Bennett
Kate Ellison Bennett
Amanda Jane Bennett
Cora Vilate Bennett
Frank Parker Bennett
John Henry Bennett
Wilford Reuben Bennett
Clarence George Bennett
Louise Irene Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1874Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Utah Territory, United States 1852: Juab, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Juab, Utah, United States
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 16
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ellis (Old Testament Elijah) + -son.English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Elissent, Elisant, ancient Germanic Elisind.Scottish: sometimes a post-medieval variant of Allison , which is mainly concentrated in northern England and southwestern Scotland. There is a similar Scottish variation between Alison and Elison as female personal names.

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

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    My Life Story - By Lillie Lucile Barnes (January 25, 1955)

    MY LIFE STORY Written by Lillie L. Barnes (January 25, 1955) I, Lillie Lucile Barnes, was born August 23, 1910, in a small, two-roomed, red brick house in Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho. My father …

    Sources (53)

    • Mary E Ellisin in household of James Ellisin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ellison in entry for Harold Bennett and Lizzie Cook, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Mary Elizabeth Ellison in entry for Amanda Bennett Hill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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