Lucretia Pearl Bellis

Brief Life History of Lucretia Pearl

When Lucretia Pearl Bellis was born on 23 July 1880, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Davis Bellis, was 22 and her mother, Zerinah Frances Herrick, was 23. She lived in Franklin, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 7 December 1888, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 8, and was buried in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Thomas Davis Bellis
Zerinah Frances Herrick
Florence May Bellis
Lucretia Pearl Bellis
Robert Thomas Bellis
Zerinah Frances Bellis
Norma Babe Bellis
Ida L. Bellis
Gladys Ellen Belllis
Ruth E Bellis

Sources (8)

  • Pearl Bellis, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Lucretia P. Bellis, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Pearl Bellis, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Elisedd ‘son of Elisedd’ (see Ellis ).

English: possibly also a nickname from bellis, the regular form of bellows until the 16th century (see Bellows ). The form bellis persisted generally until the 16th century and much later in various dialects.

Italian: patronymic from the personal name Bello . It is formed with the Latin ablative plural suffix -is imparting the broader sense ‘belonging to, of’, in this case ‘member of the Belli family’ (compare Belli ). Compare also De Bellis .

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

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