William Kilmer Ellis

1897–1986 (Age 88)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Kilmer

When William Kilmer Ellis was born on 13 November 1897, in West Virginia, United States, his father, William Lemen Ellis, was 29 and his mother, Lula Virginia Kilmer, was 22. He lived in Hedgesville, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 7 February 1986, at the age of 88.

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William Kilmer Ellis
Margaret M. Robbins

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Lemen Ellis


  • Lula Virginia Kilmer




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (2)

  • William H Ellis in household of William L Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William L Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"

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