Mary O. Ellis

1775–1850 (Age 75)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary O.

When Mary O. Ellis was born in 1775, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Nimrod Ellis, was 25 and her mother, Martha Shipley, was 30. She lived in Gates, Gates, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died in 1850, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75.

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Nimrod Ellis
Martha Shipley
Elijah S. Ellis
Elizabeth Ellis
John Ellis
Stephen Ellis
Mary O. Ellis

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 1

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 24

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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 (1)

  • Mary Ellis, "United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850"

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