Ellis M Bickel

26 September 1911–November 1985 (Age 74)
Towamencin, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ellis M

When Ellis M Bickel was born on 26 September 1911, in Towamencin, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Warren Brunner Bickel, was 38 and his mother, Anna Matilda G Metzger, was 35. He married Emma Lorraine Henning on 8 September 1936, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Kulpsville, Towamencin, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in November 1985, in Kulpsville, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Ellis M Bickel
Emma Lorraine Henning
Marriage: 8 September 1936
Donald E Bickel

Spouse and Children

8 September 1936
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 3

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and German: from bickel ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or worked with a pickaxe or for a stonemason. Compare Bick .2 German: nickname for a dice player, from the same word in the sense ‘die’.3 South German: from a pet form of Burkhart .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellis M Bickel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • M Ellis Bickel in household of B Warren Bickel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellis Bickel in household of Anna Bickel, "United States Census, 1930"

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