Thomas Henry Ellis

1867–1945 (Age 77)
Teays, Putnam, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Ellis was born on 11 September 1867, in Teays, Putnam, West Virginia, United States, his father, Lewis Jackson Ellis, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Thomason, was 21. He married Theodosia Jane Billups in 1888, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in London, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Jefferson Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1945, in Spring Hill, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Charleston, Kanawha, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Ellis
Theodosia Jane Billups
Marriage: 1888
Ouesta N Ellis
Carrie Ealey Ellis
Earl Henry Ellis
David J. Ellis
Lonie Lenwood Ellis
Lona L Ellis
Ada May Ellis
Goldie Jane Ellis
Thomas Alvin Ellis
Clarence Arden Ellis
Mary E Ellis
Herbert Calvin Ellis

Spouse & Children

West Virginia, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Lewis Jackson Ellis


  • Elizabeth Jane Thomason




+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

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.

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)

  • Thomas H Ellis in household of Lewis J Ellis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas H Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Henry Ellis, "United States Census, 1940"

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