Ellen Brown (1915 - 1996)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Ellen Brown’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Ellen so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Ellen’s biography.

Ellen Brown Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Ellen Brown and her immediate Brown family. Add to Ellen Brown's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Ellen.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Ellen Brown? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Ellen move a lot? Did she emigrate from another country? Add Ellen's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Ellen finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Ellen attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Ellen did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Ellen Brown is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Ellen's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Ellen's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Ellen a religious woman? Add Ellen’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Ellen during various points of her life.

Timeline

1915 - In the year that Ellen Brown was born, The Birth of a Nation opened in February. A silent film, it was the most ambitious film to date and is considered a classic. Three hours long, it starred Lillian Gish and was directed by D. W. Griffith. The movie was based on the book The Clansman and told the story of two families (one pro-Union and one pro-Confederate) and their relationship during the Civil War and Reconstruction. The KKK was shown as "a heroic force".

1940 - By the time she was 25 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

1948 - She was 33 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

1987 - When she was 72 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

1996 - In the year of Ellen Brown's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Ellen Brown Family Tree

Who was Ellen’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Ellen’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Ellen's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Ellen Brown
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Ellen's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Ellen Brown is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Ellen Brown died on October 24, 1996 at age 81. No cause of death has been listed for Ellen. She was born on August 1, 1915. There is no information about Ellen's surviving family.

Memories

What do you remember about Ellen Brown? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Ellen is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Ellen Brown

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources