John Wingate Elliott

26 July 1895–1985 (Age 89)
Georgetown, Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of John Wingate

When John Wingate Elliott was born on 26 July 1895, in Georgetown, Sussex, Delaware, United States, his father, John Minos Elliott, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Ann Short, was 30. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Alberta Rogers. He lived in Sussex, Delaware, United States for about 15 years and Representative District 9, Sussex, Delaware, United States in 1940. He died in 1985, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

John Wingate Elliott
1895–1985
Alberta Rogers
1907–1995
John Albert Elliott
1924–2012
Preston Wingate Elliott
1927–2014
Gladys Ann Elliott
1932–2018
Harry James Elliott
1937–1937

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Parents and Siblings

    John Minos Elliott

    Male1860–1948Male

    Female1864–1945Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

Age 15

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Elliott, Jr in household of John Elliott, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John W Elliott in household of John M Elliott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John W Elliott, "United States Census, 1930"

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