William Joseph Ellis

1849–1927 (Age 77)
Wembury, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Joseph

When William Joseph Ellis was born on 25 September 1849, in Wembury, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ellis, was 37 and his mother, Alice Ann Pearce, was 34. He had at least 4 sons and 7 daughters with Alice Ann Spencer. He lived in Sherman, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Coitsville Township, Mahoning, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 January 1927, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lake Park Cemetery, Lansingville, Mahoning, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Ellis
1849–1927
Alice Ann Spencer
1852–1922
Thomas Ellis
1866–
Florence Ellis
Anna Ellis
1873–1944
Rose Ellis
1875–1953
Walter Charles Ellis
1877–1954
Emma Ellis Lalley
1882–1962
Arthur Ellis
1885–1974
Sarah Ellis
1887–1975
Mary G Ellis
1889–1974
John Samuel Spencer Ellis
1892–
Alice Gertrude Ellis
1895–1992

Spouse & Children

children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Ellis

    Male1812–Male

  • Alice Ann Pearce

    Female1815–Female

siblings

(7)

  • John Henry Ellis

    Male1843–Male

  • John Henry Pearce Ellis

    Male1844–1912Male

  • Richard D Ellis

    Male1845–Male

  • Grace Ellis

    Female1849–Female

  • Male1849–1927Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 18

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • William J Ellis im Haushalt von John Ellis, „England and Wales Census, 1851“
  • W J Elles, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William J Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"

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