John Ellison

1793–1874 (Age 81)
Monroe, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Ellison was born in 1793, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, his father, John L. Ellison, was 32 and his mother, Ann Frances Paul, was 25. He married Frances "Fanny" Cummins in 1815, in Monroe, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Red Sulphur Springs, Monroe, West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died in 1874, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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John Ellison
Frances "Fanny" Cummins
Marriage: 1815
Adelpha Ellison
Woodson Ellison
Elizabeth Ellison
Amanda Ellison
Isaac Ellison
John Jackson Ellison
Nancy J Ellison

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Monroe, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 19

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Ellison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Ellison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Ellison, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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