Ezekiel Roy Elexson

19 August 1879–10 December 1946 (Age 67)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Ezekiel Roy

When Ezekiel Roy Elexson was born on 19 August 1879, in Illinois, United States, his father, Willis Boone Ellexson, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Williams, was 28. He married Mina May Mann on 27 August 1898, in Garfield Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Wabash Township, Clark, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 10 December 1946, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Roy Elexson
Mina May Mann
Marriage: 27 August 1898
Iva M Ellexson
Arthur Lymon Ellexson

Spouse and Children

27 August 1898
Garfield Township, Harper, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Willis Boone Ellexson


    Mary Ann Williams






    Lillie Elexson


    Lyman T, Ellexson


    John Randolph Ellexson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 6

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; most probably an Americanized form of a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Alexander .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ezekiel R Elexson in household of Willis B Elexson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Roy Ellexson, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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