Thomas Harvey Ellis

1870–1944 (Age 73)
Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Thomas Harvey

When Thomas Harvey Ellis was born on 13 October 1870, in Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, United States, his father, Thomas Newton Ellis, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Shaffer, was 35. He married Georgia Victoria Weaver on 15 March 1891, in Fannin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 1265, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 28 August 1944, in Sugar Creek, Douglas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Harvey Ellis
Georgia Victoria Weaver
Marriage: 15 March 1891
Willie Elizabeth Ellis
John Walter Ellis
June Everett Kinser

Spouse & Children

  • Male1870–1944Male

  • Georgia Victoria Weaver


15 March 1891
Fannin, Georgia, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Ross Alexander Ellis


  • Male1855–1931Male

  • John N. Ellis


  • James Fons Ellis


  • Female1862–1955Female

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Harve Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tom H Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"

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