Thomas Gordnal Ellis

1919–2000 (Age 80)
Reedyville, Butler, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas Gordnal

When Thomas Gordnal Ellis was born on 27 December 1919, in Reedyville, Butler, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Walker Ellis, was 27 and his mother, Virga or Virginia White, was 24. He married Arvilla V. Tuggle about 1966, in Richland, Benton, Washington, United States. He died on 13 May 2000, at the age of 80.

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Thomas Gordnal Ellis
Arvilla V. Tuggle
Marriage: about 1966

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about 1966
Richland, Benton, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 7

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.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

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