Leon Bell Ellis

22 November 1909–25 February 1982 (Age 72)
Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Leon Bell

When Leon Bell Ellis was born on 22 November 1909, in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Sebastian Ellis, was 37 and his mother, Carye Bertha Loner, was 31. He lived in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Rock Hill, York, South Carolina, United States in 1982. He died on 25 February 1982, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Laurelwood Cemetery, Rock Hill, York, South Carolina, United States.

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 7

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.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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’.

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

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  • Leon B Ellis in household of Robert S Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leon B Ellis in household of Robert S Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leon B Ellis in household of Robert D Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"

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