Marguerite Ellis

21 April 1920–17 June 2007 (Age 87)
Northport, Stevens, Washington, United States

The Life of Marguerite

When Marguerite Ellis was born on 21 April 1920, in Northport, Stevens, Washington, United States, her father, William Nicol Ellis, was 30 and her mother, Alice M Janneck, was 34. She married Carl Ludwig on 22 December 1942, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 17 June 2007, in Albany, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States.

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Carl Ludwig
Marguerite Ellis
William Ludwig

Spouse and Children



    William Ludwig


Parents and Siblings

    William Nicol Ellis


    Alice M Janneck





    John A Ellis


    William Nicol Ellis Jr.


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 3

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marguerite Ellis in household of William Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marguerite Ellis in household of William N Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marguerite Daphne Ellis, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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