Ely Zane Bills

1877–December 1964 (Age 87)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Ely Zane

When Ely Zane Bills was born in 1877, in Missouri, United States, his father, Willis Zane Bills, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Ella Hill, was 21. He married Charlotte Beckwith on 14 April 1897, in Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States. He lived in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States for about 5 years and Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States for about 30 years. He died in December 1964, in Colorado, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States.

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Ely Zane Bills
1877–1964
Charlotte Beckwith
1876–1948
Marriage: 14 April 1897

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 4
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol
Age 4
On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 23
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. In some cases at least it is a derivative of Dutch bijl ‘axe’; in other cases it is clearly of English origin.

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

Sources (12)

  • Ely Z Billo, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ely Z Bill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ely Z Bills, "United States Census, 1910"

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