Mary Elliott

1887–1944 (Age 56)
Mooresville, Morgan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Elliott was born on 22 December 1887, in Mooresville, Morgan, Indiana, United States, her father, John Wesley Elliott, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Jane Greeson, was 37. She married Raymond Ward Coverdill on 9 April 1911, in Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 5 November 1944, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elliott
Raymond Ward Coverdill
Marriage: 9 April 1911
Jean Coverdill

Spouse & Children

  • Female1887–1944Female

  • Raymond Ward Coverdill


9 April 1911
Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • John Wesley Elliott


  • Sarah Jane Greeson




  • Fred B Elliott


  • Female1887–1944Female

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 16

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Coverdill in household of Ray W Coverdill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Elliott in household of Sarah J Elliott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Elliott in entry for Raymond Coverdille, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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