William Conner Ellis

1838–1915 (Age 76)
Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Conner

When William Conner Ellis was born on 19 October 1838, in Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, his father, Richard Gaillard Ellis Sr., was 38 and his mother, Mary Jane Towson, was 33. He married Maria Julie Eugenia or Eugenie Richardson on 10 February 1866, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ward, Allen, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died on 14 May 1915, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Conner Ellis
1838–1915
Maria Julie Eugenia or Eugenie Richardson
1846–1910
Marriage: 10 February 1866
William Pierre Gaillard Ellis
1867–1939
Amelia Lesseps Ellis
1868–1944
Robert Richardson Ellis
1870–1952
Anna Bolton Ellis
1871–1955
Eugene Bolton Ellis
1873–1943
Georgia Odette Ellis
1876–1927
Sydney Ellis
1878–1965
Edward Bolton Ellis
1881–1968
Lewis Towson Ellis
1886–1956

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
10 February 1866
New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Richard Gaillard Ellis Sr.

    Male1800–1844Male

  • Mary Jane Towson

    Female1805–1877Female

siblings

(8)

  • Eliza Brooks Ellis

    Female1825–1908Female

  • Richard Gaillard Ellis Jr.

    Male1827–1893Male

  • Maj. Thomas Hutchins Ellis

    Male1829–1902Male

  • Male1830–1896Male

  • Female1831–1852Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 30

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

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.

Sources (3)

  • William Ellis in household of M G Ellis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm C Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Ellis in household of M J Ellis, "United States Census, 1860"

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