Christine Winifred Ellis

1911–1996 (Age 85)
Coldspring, Douglas, Missouri, United States

The Life of Christine Winifred

When Christine Winifred Ellis was born on 3 March 1911, in Coldspring, Douglas, Missouri, United States, her father, Fred Valentine Ellis, was 29 and her mother, Mary Edith Spurrier, was 24. She had at least 1 daughter with Joseph Grimsley Dunn. She lived in Baker Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 April 1996, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Denlow, Douglas, Missouri, United States.

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Christine Winifred Ellis
Joseph Grimsley Dunn
Jonell Rose Dunn

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 16

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 23

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Christine Ellis in household of Fred V Ellis, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Christine W Ellis in household of Fred V Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christine W Ellis in household of Fred V Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"

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