William John Erwin Ellis

1903–1976 (Age 72)
London Township, Ontario, Canada

The Life of William John Erwin

When William John Erwin Ellis was born on 4 February 1903, his father, William John Ellis, was 29 and his mother, Mabel Lenore Smith, was 25. He lived in Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1976, at the age of 73.

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William John Erwin Ellis
Ora Whitcombe

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 3

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 31

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 40

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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)

  • William John Erwin Ellis, "Ontario Births, 1869-1911"
  • Lewin W Ellis in household of William J Ellis, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • William John Erwin Ellis, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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