George Adam Ellison

28 October 1844–12 June 1904 (Age 59)
Parr, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Adam

When George Adam Ellison was born on 28 October 1844, in Parr, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James William Ellison, was 39 and his mother, Alice Halliwell, was 33. He married Katherine Banks Morgan in 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Beaver, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 12 June 1904, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (4)

Do you know George Adam? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Adam Ellison
1844–1904
Katherine Banks Morgan
1841–1923
Marriage: 1861
James William Ellison
1862–1925
Martha Alice Ellison
1862–1935
Mary Ellen Ellison
1864–1946
George Lawrence Ellison
1868–1929
John Arthur Ellison
1870–1934
Edward Riley Ellison
1872–1929
Catherine Jane Ellison
1876–1967
Ettie May Ellison
1881–1963
Lillian Ellison
1886–1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 6
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1863
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Ellis
    Elison
    Ellerson
    Ellyson

    Sources (37)

    • George Ellison, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Thomas Ellison in household of James Ellison, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • George Ellison in entry for Jack Elmer Davis and Martha Alice Lipscomb, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.