Edward Virgil Ellington

17 August 1901–23 June 1964 (Age 62)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Edward Virgil

When Edward Virgil Ellington was born on 17 August 1901, in Missouri, United States, his father, John P. Ellington, was 28 and his mother, Alice S Morilla, was 21. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Kaw Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 23 June 1964, in Lake Waukomis, Platte, Missouri, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Butler, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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Edward Virgil Ellington
Faynell Scribner

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    John P. Ellington





World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 3

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire, Kent, Northumbria, and North Yorkshire; most are so named from Old English Ellingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Ella’, a short form of the various compound names with a first element ælf ‘elf’, but the one in Kent has its first element from the Old English byname Ealda meaning ‘old’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward V Ellington in household of John P Ellington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E Virgil Ellington in household of J P Ellington, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Virgil E Ellington in household of Orra J Scribner, "United States Census, 1940"

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