Ella C. Whited

1879–1962 (Age 82)
Eastern District, Powhatan, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ella C.

When Ella C. Whited was born on 16 March 1879, in Eastern District, Powhatan, Virginia, United States, her father, James Madison Whited, was 57 and her mother, Jane Fletcher, was 43. She married Alexander Yates on 21 April 1896, in Russell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Honaker, Russell, Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died in 1962, at the age of 83, and was buried in Honaker, Russell, Virginia, United States.

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Ella C. Whited
Alexander Yates
Marriage: 21 April 1896
Ollie Yates
Maude Yates
Bessie Yates

Spouse & Children

  • Female1879–1962Female

  • Alexander Yates


21 April 1896
Russell, Virginia, United States


  • Ollie Yates


  • Female1898–1998Female

  • Bessie Yates


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 15

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 22

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

reduced form of English Whitehead .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ella Artrip in household of Ale Artrip, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella A Yates in household of Alex Yates, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella Artrip in household of Alse Artrip, "United States Census, 1910"

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