Thomas Hackney Ellis

1859–1954 (Age 94)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Hackney

When Thomas Hackney Ellis was born on 14 July 1859, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Riley Ellis, was 59 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Powell, was 45. He married Willie Guthrie Ellis on 17 May 1893, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Clayton Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 6 February 1954, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hackney Ellis
1859–1954
Willie Guthrie Ellis
1879–1936
Marriage: 17 May 1893
Nellie Ellis
1895–1978
Myrtie R Ellis
1897–1932
Thomas Leary Ellis
1899–1971
James Riley Ellis
1899–1965
Blanche Ellis
1903–1993
Christine Ellis
1905–1972
Alton Comodore Ellis
1908–1984
Thell R Ellis
1910–1998
Allene Patsy Ellis
1913–1988

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 May 1893
Johnston, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

  • Nellie Ellis

    Female1895–1978Female

  • Myrtie R Ellis

    Female1897–1932Female

  • Male1899–1971Male

  • James Riley Ellis

    Male1899–1965Male

  • Blanche Ellis

    Female1903–1993Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James Riley Ellis

    Male1800–Male

  • Martha Elizabeth Powell

    Female1814–Female

siblings

(8)

  • James H Ellis

    Male1840–Male

  • Martha A Ellis

    Female1842–Female

  • Mary P Ellis

    Female1844–Female

  • Lucretia C Ellis

    Female1846–Female

  • Ira Ellis

    Male1850–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 3

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Ellis in household of Martha Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"

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