Ella Honea

5 November 1900–January 1985 (Age 84)
Dawson, Terrell, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Honea was born on 5 November 1900, in Dawson, Terrell, Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas Harrison Honea, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Malinda Green, was 41. She married William Martin Ledbetter on 27 June 1920, in Dawson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in District 989, Dawson, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died in January 1985, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Martin Ledbetter
Ella Honea
Marriage: 27 June 1920
Mr. Edward W Ledbetter
Eddress Ledbetter
Linda Mae Ledbetter
Marjie J Ledbetter
Howard Ledbetter
Herbert Ledbetter
Betty Ledbetter

Spouse and Children

27 June 1920
Dawson, Georgia, United States


    Mr. Edward W Ledbetter


    Eddress Ledbetter



    Marjie J Ledbetter


    Howard Ledbetter


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Harrison Honea


    Sarah Malinda Green




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 6

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Possibly an American variant spelling of English Honey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellar Honea in household of Harson Honea, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dellia Honea in household of Harison Honea, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eler Honea in household of Harison Honea, "United States Census, 1910"

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