Margret Alice Ellison

Brief Life History of Margret Alice

When Margret Alice Ellison was born on 6 June 1919, in Ogburn, Wood, Texas, United States, her father, William D. “ Bill “ Ellison, was 23 and her mother, Virginia Dollie Abercrombie, was 23. She married Thurman Hollis Boyd on 30 January 1939, in Gregg, Texas, United States. She lived in United States in 1949 and Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1950. She died on 6 January 2003, in Wood, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Mineola, Wood, Texas, United States.

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Thurman Hollis Boyd
Margret Alice Ellison
Marriage: 30 January 1939

Sources (11)

  • Margaret Boyd, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Margaret Ellison, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Miss Margaret Ellison, "Texas, Gregg County, Marriage Records, 1873-2017"

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World Events (8)


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ellis (Old Testament Elijah) + -son.

English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Elissent, Elisant, ancient Germanic Elisind.

Scottish: sometimes a post-medieval variant of Allison , which is mainly concentrated in northern England and southwestern Scotland. There is a similar Scottish variation between Alison and Elison as female personal names.

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

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