Gaillard Glyde Ellis

1901–1991 (Age 90)
Rock Valley, Sioux, Iowa, United States

The Life of Glyde

When Gaillard Glyde Ellis was born on 29 September 1901, in Rock Valley, Sioux, Iowa, United States, his father, Frank Utley Ellis, was 42 and his mother, Agnes Marion Ramsay, was 34. He married Harriet Mercedes Hoare on 27 September 1924, in Sidney, Richland, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Spring Brook, Williams, North Dakota, United States for about 5 years and Williston, Williams, North Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 11 December 1991, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

Photos & Memories (10)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Gaillard Glyde Ellis
1901–1991
Harriet Mercedes Hoare
1903–1994
Marriage: 27 September 1924
Dean Franklin Ellis
1926–2009
Patricia Anne Gladys Ellis
1930–2019

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 September 1924
Sidney, Richland, Montana, United States
children

(2)

  • Dean Franklin Ellis

    Male1926–2009Male

  • Patricia Anne Gladys Ellis

    Female1930–2019Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1907 · Nebo Stake Tabernacle Is Dedicated

Age 6

The Nebo Stake Tabernacle was dedicated in November 1907 by President Joseph F. Smith. The Nebo Stake Tabernacle replaced the Payson Tabernacle which burned in 1904. The building had a beautiful arched interior ceiling and light flooded the room through its many windows.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 25

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Life Story by Gay Taylor, read at Glyde's funeral

Glyde Gaylord Ellis was born in Rock Valley, Iowa, September the 29th, 1901, to Agnes Ramsey and Frank Utley Ellis. He had two older sisters, Gladys Fern, and Glenna Wave. In 1902, the family and baby …

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Sources (3)

  • Glyde Ellis, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Glyde Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glide Ellis in household of Agnes Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.