William Cullen Bryant Ellis

1906–1977 (Age 70)
San Saba, Texas, United States

The Life of William Cullen Bryant

When William Cullen Bryant Ellis was born on 5 October 1906, in San Saba, San Saba, Texas, United States, his father, John Sloan Ellis, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Rosetty Bell Speegle, was 38. He married Thelma Rufus Eckert on 15 October 1932, in San Saba, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 April 1977, in San Saba, San Saba, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in San Saba, San Saba, Texas, United States.

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William Cullen Bryant Ellis
Thelma Rufus Eckert
Marriage: 15 October 1932
Bryan Kent Ellis
Sloan Eckert Ellis

Spouse & Children

15 October 1932
San Saba, Texas, United States


  • Bryan Kent Ellis


  • Sloan Eckert Ellis


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1866–1932Male

  • Margaret Rosetty Bell Speegle




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Bryant Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bryant Ellis in household of John S Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Cullen Bryant Ellis, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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