Mary Elliott

1881–1973 (Age 91)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Elliott was born on 1 June 1881, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Elliott, was 27 and her mother, Eva Ellen Miller, was 24. She lived in Horse Creek Township, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1973. She died on 2 February 1973, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Lansing, Ashe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Elliott
Eva Ellen Miller
Elizabethia Clementine Elliott
Mary Elliott
Rosa E Elliott
Jane Charity Elliott
Mary Elliott
William Wiley Elliott
Robert Elliott
Rose Ellen Elliott

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Elliott


  • Eva Ellen Miller




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 16

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Elliott in household of Thomas Elliott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Eldreth, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"
  • Mary Eldreth, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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