General Weaver Ellis

7 November 1892–16 November 1953 (Age 61)
Cleveland, North Carolina, United States

The Life of General Weaver

When General Weaver Ellis was born on 7 November 1892, his father, Gabriel Alexander Ellis, was 41 and his mother, Sallie McCraw, was 34. He married Kate Mintz on 10 April 1926, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Township 1 River, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years and Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1953. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 16 November 1953, at the age of 61, and was buried in Cleveland, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

General Weaver Ellis
1892–1953
Kate Mintz
1900–1976
Marriage: 10 April 1926
G W Ellis
1928–1999
Sara Lanell Ellis
1928–2019
Sara Lanell Ellis (Jones)
1928–2019
Paulette Ellis
1930–1940
Walter Boone Ellis
1935–2000
Larry Ellis
1940–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1926
South Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    G W Ellis

    Male1928–1999Male

    Sara Lanell Ellis

    Female1928–2019Female

    Sara Lanell Ellis (Jones)

    Female1928–2019Female

    Paulette Ellis

    Female1930–1940Female

    Walter Boone Ellis

    Male1935–2000Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Flora Ellis

    Female1878–1906Female

    Minney Ellis

    Female1878–Female

    Female1881–1952Female

    Male1882–1947Male

    Soloman W. Ellis

    Male1884–1915Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • General Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • General W Ellis in household of Joseph D Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • General Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"

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