Kirk Lewis Ellsworth

1881–1955 (Age 73)
Cambridge, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life of Kirk Lewis

When Kirk Lewis Ellsworth was born on 1 February 1881, in Cambridge, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, his father, Merritt Lewis Ellsworth, was 24 and his mother, Maria Kirk, was 27. He died in 1955, in Cambridge, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Merritt Lewis Ellsworth
1856–1940
Maria Kirk
1853–1937
Kirk Lewis Ellsworth
1881–1955
Leon Edgar Ellsworth
1892–1951

Parents & Siblings

  • Merritt Lewis Ellsworth

    Male1856–1940Male

  • Maria Kirk

    Female1853–1937Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Elsworth, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’ ( see Worth ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Kirk L Ellsworth in household of Merritt L Ellsworth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kirk Lewis Ellsworth, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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