Christine E. Ellis

1906–1983 (Age 76)
Greenwich, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life of Christine E.

When Christine E. Ellis was born on 11 August 1906, in Greenwich, Huron, Ohio, United States, her father, Harry Franklin Ellis, was 28 and her mother, Mary Bertha Leonard, was 25. She married Howard Dewitt Willits on 16 June 1928, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. She lived in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States for about 5 years and Portland City Election Precinct 222, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 3 January 1983, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76.

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Christine E. Ellis
Howard Dewitt Willits
Marriage: 16 June 1928

Spouse & Children

16 June 1928
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Harry Franklin Ellis


  • Female1880–1961Female



World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 5

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Christine E Willits in household of Howard D Willits, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christine Willits in household of Howard Willits, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christine E Ellis in household of Harry F Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"

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