May B Ellison

1906–1988 (Age 82)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of May B

When May B Ellison was born on 13 July 1906, her father, Walter R Ellison, was 29 and her mother, Bertha I. Stowe, was 27. She had at least 1 daughter with Ivan W Ackerman. She lived in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 58 years. She died on 21 August 1988, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 82.

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May B Ellison
Ivan W Ackerman
Mrs Doris M Ackerman Gilchrist

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Walter R Ellison


  • Bertha I. Stowe




  • Olive Mina Ellison


  • Female1906–1988Female

  • Walter R. Ellison Jr


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 20

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • May B Ellison in household of Walter R Ellison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • May B Ellison in household of Walter Ellison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May B Ackerman in household of Ivan W Ackerman, "United States Census, 1930"

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