Melvin G Ellison

1907–1978 (Age 71)
Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States

The Life of Melvin G

When Melvin G Ellison was born in 1907, in Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States, his father, Edward Everett Ellison, was 24 and his mother, Bessie F Warner, was 22. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Pauline E. Ritchie. He lived in Kingman, Kingman, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Syracuse Township, Hamilton, Kansas, United States in 1915. He died in 1978, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Syracuse Cemetery, Syracuse, Hamilton, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin G Ellison
1907–1978
Pauline E. Ritchie
1911–
Fleda Marcella Ellison
1926–1951
Edward Lee Ellison
1928–1988

Spouse & Children

  • Male1907–1978Male

  • Pauline E. Ritchie

    Female1911–Female

children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Everett Ellison

    Male1883–1941Male

  • Bessie F Warner

    Female1885–1923Female

siblings

(5)

  • Male1907–1978Male

  • Cedric Kenneth Ellison

    Male1909–1957Male

  • Henry W "Harry" Ellison

    Male1910–1968Male

  • Jack Clifford Ellison

    Male1911–2000Male

  • Nancy L Ellison

    Female1919–Female

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 0

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 0

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 20

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Melvin Elison in household of E E Elison, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Melvin Ellison in household of Edward Ellison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvin Elison in household of Edward E Elison, "United States Census, 1910"

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