Thomas Henry Ellis

1851–1933 (Age 82)
Waldron, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Ellis was born on 1 February 1851, in Waldron, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Edward Ellis, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Barber, was 29. He married Alvina Elizabeth Scott on 6 September 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ringmer, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Fremont, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 November 1933, in Labelle, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Thomas Henry Ellis
Alvina Elizabeth Scott
Marriage: 6 September 1875
Thomas Royal Ellis
Alvina Elizabeth Ellis
John Edward Ellis
Louisa Morgan Ellis

Spouse & Children

6 September 1875
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1854 · St. George's Hall

Age 3

In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 27

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

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A Short Biography of Thomas Henry Ellis

[This comes from the book: “Progressive men of Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Fremont, and Oneida counties, Idaho” CHICAGO, A.W. BOWEN & CO.” 1904; P.138. Note that the year of emigration given for Tho …

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Ellis in household of John Ellis, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Henry Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"

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