Laura Ellsworth

1875–1963 (Age 87)
West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Ellsworth was born on 28 October 1875, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Edmund Lovell Ellsworth, was 56 and her mother, Mary Ann (Polly) Jones, was 39. She married John Albert Hall on 11 July 1898, in Show Low, Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gilroy, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1935 and Ojai Judicial Township, Ventura, California, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1963, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, Ventura, Ventura, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Ellsworth
John Albert Hall
Marriage: 11 July 1898
Leroy Ellsworth Hall
Earl Gene Hall
Marie Hall
Aldean Hall
Byron Lovell Hall
Gertrude Rose Hall
Margerite Hall

Spouse & Children

11 July 1898
Show Low, Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1878: Yavapai, Arizona Territory, United States; 1879: Apache, Arizona Territory, United States; 1895: Navajo, Arizona Territory, United States; 1912: Navajo, Arizona, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Elsworth, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’ ( see Worth ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura Ellsworth in household of Edmund Ellsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Hall in household of John Hall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Hall in household of John Hall, "United States Census, 1930"

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