Ellis Thomas McMahan

1 December 1921–16 July 2002 (Age 80)
Green, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ellis Thomas

When Ellis Thomas McMahan was born on 1 December 1921, in Green, Kentucky, United States, his father, Kendree Thomas McMahan, was 39 and his mother, Mary Josie Wilson, was 36. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 1 Greensburg, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 16 July 2002, in Green, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Greensburg, Green, Kentucky, United States.

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Kendree Thomas McMahan
Mary Josie Wilson
Robert Samuel McMahan
Roy Alexander McMahan
Elizabeth Rhea McMahan
Edmond Wilson McMahan
Ellis Thomas McMahan

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 5

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

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

Irish: variant spelling of McMahon .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ellis Mcmahan in household of Kendall Mcmahan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellis Thomas Mcmahan in household of Kendree T Mcmahan, "United States Census, 1940"

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