Elvious Torjus (Tom) Ellfsen

27 March 1914–20 August 1987 (Age 73)
Yarram, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Elvious Torjus (Tom)

When Elvious Torjus (Tom) Ellfsen was born on 27 March 1914, in Yarram, Victoria, Australia, his father, Eliff Andrew Ellefson, was 28 and his mother, Ida Ada Gasson, was 24. He died on 20 August 1987, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Eliff Andrew Ellefson
1886–
Ida Ada Gasson
1890–1942
Edith Hilda Muriel Ellfsen
1912–1980
Elvious Torjus (Tom) Ellfsen
1914–1987
Andrew Edwin Gasson Ellefsen
1924–2001

Parents and Siblings

    Eliff Andrew Ellefson

    Male1886–Male

    Ida Ada Gasson

    Female1890–1942Female

siblings

(3)

    Edith Hilda Muriel Ellfsen

    Female1912–1980Female

    Male1914–1987Male

    Andrew Edwin Gasson Ellefsen

    Male1924–2001Male

World Events (8)

1918

Age 4

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
1918

Age 4

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.
1939

Age 25

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Ellef, from the Old Norse personal name Eilífr, a compound of ei ‘alone’, ‘sole’ or ‘always’ + lífr ‘living’, ‘alive’.

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

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