When Mary Elliott was born in December 1881, her father, Allen Elliott, was 25 and her mother, Margaret Lewis, was 24. She lived in Magisterial District 1 Sandy Hook, Elliott, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 15 October 1953, at the age of 71.
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1 English: from a Middle English personal name, Elyat, Elyt. This represents at least two Old English personal names which have fallen together: the male name Aðelgēat (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + Gēat, a tribal name; see Jocelyn ), and the female personal name Aðelgȳð (composed of the elements aðel ‘noble’ + gȳð ‘battle’). The Middle English name seems also to have absorbed various other personal names of Old English or Continental Germanic origin, as for example Old English Ælfweald ( see Ellwood ).2 English: from a pet form of Ellis .3 Scottish: Anglicized form of the originally distinct Gaelic surname Elloch, Eloth, a topographic name from Gaelic eileach ‘dam’, ‘mound’, ‘bank’. Compare Eliot .