Ray Patterson Elledge

18 September 1889–28 January 1981 (Age 91)
Griggsville Township, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ray Patterson

When Ray Patterson Elledge was born on 18 September 1889, in Griggsville Township, Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, James S Elledge, was 34 and his mother, Jennie Louisa Clark, was 26. He married Ruth P Payne on 4 December 1912, in Kay, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Griggsville, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Blackwell Township, Kay, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 28 January 1981, in Blackwell, Kay, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Blackwell, Kay, Oklahoma, United States.

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Ray Patterson Elledge
Ruth P Payne
Marriage: 4 December 1912
Arthur Raymond Elledge
Harlan John Elledge
Wilma Maree Elledge

Spouse and Children

4 December 1912
Kay, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.

Age 18

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Of English origin: unexplained. Possibly a much altered form of Aldrich , which was established from an early date in North America, with a number of variant spellings.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ray P Elledge in household of James S Elledge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ray P Elledge in household of James S Elledge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ray R Elledge, "United States Census, 1940"

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