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.

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Family Time Line

George Adam Ellison
Katherine Banks Morgan
Marriage: 1861
James William Ellison
Martha Alice Ellison
Mary Ellen Ellison
George Lawrence Ellison
John Arthur Ellison
Edward Riley Ellison
Catherine Jane Ellison
Ettie May Ellison
Lillian Ellison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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"

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