William Barnett Jr. Ellis

12 December 1914–November 1964 (Age 49)
Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States

The Life of William Barnett Jr.

When William Barnett Jr. Ellis was born on 12 December 1914, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States, his father, William Barnett Ellis, was 39 and his mother, Rosalie Knox, was 33. He lived in Hill, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in November 1964, at the age of 49.

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William Barnett Ellis
Rosalie Knox
Evelyn Rosalie Ellis
William Barnett Jr. Ellis
Thomas Reuben Ellis
Helen Elaine Ellis
Mary Leona Ellis

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    William Barnett Ellis





World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 15

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Ellis in household of Will B Ellis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William B Ellis Jr. in household of William B Ellis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Barnett Ellis, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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