Marsellis "Ellis" Poe

26 October 1910–15 January 1969 (Age 58)
Friars Hill, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Marsellis "Ellis"

When Marsellis "Ellis" Poe was born on 26 October 1910, in Friars Hill, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, his father, Augustus Noah Poe, was 31 and his mother, Mary Jane Stidom, was 33. He married Christina Elizabeth Paulin on 14 June 1930, in Ronceverte, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Williamsburg, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 15 January 1969, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 58.

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Marsellis "Ellis" Poe
Christina Elizabeth Paulin
Marriage: 14 June 1930
Frankie Helen Poe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1930Ronceverte, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 3
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    Age 17
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): nickname from Middle English pa(we), po(we) ‘peacock’ (Old English pāwa and Old Norse ). Alternatively, from the Middle English personal name Pawe (Old English Pāwa), Latinized as Pavo, and derived from the nickname. This surname is also established in Ireland.Burmese (Karen): variant of Po 11.Chinese: variant of Po .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Marsellis Poe in household of Noie A Poe, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ellis M Poe in entry for Marvin Compton Harvey and Frankie Helen Poe, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
    • Ellis Poe in household of John S Lamb, "United States Census, 1930"

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