Thomas Hastings Ellis

1887–1957 (Age 69)
Estill, Hampton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Hastings

When Thomas Hastings Ellis was born on 9 February 1887, in Estill, Hampton, South Carolina, United States, his father, Nathaniel William Ellis Jr, was 28 and his mother, Emma Belle Thomas, was 25. He married Hattie Elizabeth CRAPSE in 1908, in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 586, Clinch, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 January 1957, in Chatham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Laurel Grove South Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hastings Ellis
1887–1957
Hattie Elizabeth CRAPSE
1891–1943
Marriage: 1908
Hattie M Ellis
1910–
Hasting Meldrim Ellis
1912–1914

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1908
Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States
children

(2)

  • Hattie M Ellis

    Female1910–Female

  • Hasting Meldrim Ellis

    Male1912–1914Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Nathaniel William Ellis Jr

    Male1858–1920Male

  • Emma Belle Thomas

    Female1861–1890Female

siblings

(3)

  • Nathaniel William Ellis

    Male1885–Male

  • Male1887–1957Male

  • James Lamar Ellis Sr.

    Male1888–1938Male

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 6

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Heston Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1910"

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