Julia Amanda Ellis

16 April 1857–14 February 1880 (Age 22)
Melksham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Julia Amanda

When Julia Amanda Ellis was born on 16 April 1857, in Melksham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Ellis, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Grace Barnaby, was 25. She married Edward William Wade on 2 January 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 14 February 1880, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward William Wade
Julia Amanda Ellis
Marriage: 2 January 1871
Florence Amanda Wade
William Monroe Wade
Juliet Pearl Wade
Effie Geneva Wade

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 6
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Elis, an Old French vernacular form of Elias, the Latin and New Testament Greek form of Hebrew Eliyahu; see Elijah and compare Elias , Lias , Ely .English: possibly in some instances from the Middle English female personal name Elice, a pet form of Elizabeth .Welsh: from Elis, a shortened form of the Welsh personal name Elisse (earlier Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly, benevolent’). As usual in Welsh, the stress in Elisse is on the penultimate syllable -li-, which shifts to initial El- when the name is shortened to Elis. It later became confused with Ellis in 1 above.

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

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    Julia Amanda Ellis

    JULIA AMANDA ELLIS The following is a history of Julia Amanda Ellis and was written by Lois W. Hipwell, a grand-daughter. It was on a spring day in England that a tiny, blue-eyed, yellow-haired b …

    Sources (27)

    • England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
    • July A Ellis in household of Edmond Ellis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

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