Mellie Viola Ellison

1911–1992 (Age 80)
Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mellie Viola

When Mellie Viola Ellison was born on 20 December 1911, in Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Ellison Sr, was 23 and her mother, Margaret Mae Chasteen, was 18. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Albert James Dye. She lived in Chick Springs Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 27 October 1992, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Mellie Viola Ellison
Albert James Dye
Alberta Lylene Dye
James Albert Dye

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  • Alberta Lylene Dye


  • James Albert Dye


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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.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 5

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mellie Dye in household of A J Dye, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mollie V Ellison in household of Benjamin F Ellison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mellie V Ellison in household of Ben F Ellison, "United States Census, 1930"

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