Melissa Velma Ellison

1898–1945 (Age 47)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Melissa Velma

When Melissa Velma Ellison was born on 13 June 1898, in Missouri, United States, her father, Achilles Marcus Ellison, was 39 and her mother, Nancy L Tompkins, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Earl Vaughn. She lived in Lincoln Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Picher, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 16 November 1945, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 47.

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Melissa Velma Ellison
Earl Vaughn
Richard Earl Vaughn
Geneva Vaughn

Spouse & Children



  • Richard Earl Vaughn


  • Geneva Vaughn


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1887–1988Male

  • George Everett Ellison


  • John A Ellison


  • Leona Ellison


  • Sarah A Ellison


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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Melisa Purdin in household of Haskell Purdin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melisa Ellison in household of Marshal A Ellison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Melissa Ellison in household of Actules M Ellison, "United States Census, 1900"

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