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Minnie Lee Cates Ellis
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Birth: Jun., 1876
Orange County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1934
Durham
Durham County
North Carolina, USA

Daughter of Alphonzo Cromwell Cates and Caroline Lucinda Adams Cates.

Married to Charles Henry Ellis around 1895.

Charles and Minnie were the parents of:
Lela Mae Ellis Ivey
Walter Lee Ellis
Tinnie Ellis Breece
William Stephen Ellis
Benjamin Franklin Ellis
Clarence Ellis
Braxton Ellis
Margaret Carolina Ellis Blizzard(1913-unk)
Stella May Ellis(1915-unk)
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1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Minnie Ellis
Home in 1900: Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina
Age: 23
Birth Date: Jun 1876
Birthplace: North Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother: number of living children: 2
Mother: How many children: 2
Spouse's name: C H Ellis
Marriage Year: 1895
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 5
Household Members: Name Age
C H Ellis 35
Minnie Ellis 23
Lela Ellis 4
Walter Ellis 1

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Mennie Elles [Minnie Ellis]
Age in 1910: 33
Estimated birth year: abt 1877
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Spouse's name: Henry Elles
Home in 1910: Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Elles 46
Mennie Elles 33
Lealor Elles 13 [Lela]
Walter Elles 12
Tinnie Elles 9
Sephan Elles 7 [Stephen]
Frank Elles 6
Charmer Elles 4 [Clarence]
Brick Elles 1 [Brack]

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Mimie Ellis
Home in 1920: Durham Ward 2, Durham, North Carolina
Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1880
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's name: Henry C Ellis
Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Henry C Ellis 57
Mimie Ellis 40
Tiny Ellis 18
Stephen Ellis 17
Frank Ellis 14
Clarence Ellis 12
Brack Ellis 10
Margret Ellis 7
Stella Ellis 5
John Ellis 20

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Minnie Lee Ellis
Home in 1930: Durham, Durham, North Carolina
Age: 49
Estimated birth year: abt 1881
Birthplace: North Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Head
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
Minnie Lee Ellis 49
Steve Ellis 27
Maggie Ellis 23
Frank Ellis 24
Margaret Ellis 18
Stella May Ellis 15
Loris May Ellis 1 4/12 (gdtr)

North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
Name: Minnie Ellis
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 54
Marital status: Widowed
Occupation: Domestic
Birth Date: abt 1880
Birth Place: Orange
Death Date: 13 Jan 1934
Death Location: Durham, Durham
Spouse's name: C H Ellis
Father's name: Alphonsus Cates
Mother's name: Caroline Adams
Cause of death: Self inflicted injuries
Informant: Steve Ellis, 516 Forrest St, Durham NC 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alphonzo Cromwell Cates (1854 - 1901)
  Caroline Lucinda Adams Cates (1857 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Henry Ellis (1863 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Lela E Ivey (1897 - 1983)*
  Walter Lee Ellis (1898 - 1964)*
  Tinnie Ellis Breece (1900 - 1975)*
  Benjamin Franklin Ellis (1903 - 1978)*
  William Stephen Ellis (1903 - 1946)*
  Clarence Ellis (1907 - 1926)*
  Braxton Ellis (1909 - 1985)*
 
 Sibling:
  Minnie Lee Cates Ellis (1876 - 1934)
  Nora Cates Dollar (1886 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Durham
Durham County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: 4losthistory
Record added: Jan 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63667127
Minnie Lee <i>Cates</i> Ellis
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