Mildred Delphine Bellis

25 April 1910–19 October 1997 (Age 87)
Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mildred Delphine

When Mildred Delphine Bellis was born on 25 April 1910, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Bellis, was 37 and her mother, Laura Etta Croop Bellis, was 26. She married Bonnie 'Ben' Hannah on 8 May 1935, in Ozark, Christian, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 19 October 1997, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Jones Chastain Cemetery, Nixa, Christian, Missouri, United States.

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Bonnie 'Ben' Hannah
Mildred Delphine Bellis
Marriage: 8 May 1935
Janet Faye Hannah

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1935Ozark, Christian, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    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.
    1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks
    Age 21
    The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 25
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    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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    Sources (4)

    • Mildred M Bellis in household of John Z Bellis, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Mildred D Bellis in household of John C Bellis, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Unknown in entry for Bonnie 'Ben' Hannah, "BillionGraves Index"

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