Harriet Elaine Hotchkiss


Personal and Family Information

Harriet was born on 22 JUL 1908 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas, the daughter of Edward Ferguson Hotchkiss and Nellie Louise Washington.

She died on 9 NOV 1961 in WuesuffMemHosptl, Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida.

Her husband was William B. Ellis, who she married on 2 FEB 1952 in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Harriet Elaine Hotchkiss


Edward Ferguson Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Edward Hotchkiss


Margaret Janet Penman


Christina Ferguson


Cornelius Ferguson


Elizabeth Forsyth Taylor


Nellie Louise Washington


James Washington


John Washington


Mary Hersfield


Harriet Jane Wilkinson


William Harry Wilkinson


Hanah Barber



Birth22 JUL 1908
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Death9 NOV 1961
Place: WuesuffMemHosptl, Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida
Burial14 NOV 1961
Place: Burlingame Cmtry, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas


Note 1

!Notes: No children. Was a 1st Leutenant in the army nurses corps. Was in Army 1 Feb 1943 to 12 Jul 1941. Awarded American Defense Ribbon, w/1 bronze battle stars, American Theater Ribbon, 4 Overseas Service Bars, A-P Theater Ribbon, and Victory Medal.

!Obituary: [Burlingame newspaper, Nov 1961] -- Graveside Service Here for Mrs. Ellis --

!P: Military graveside services were held Tuesday for Mrs. Harriet [Hotchkiss] Ellis, 53, in the Burlingame cemetery. Mrs. Ellis, a registered nurse, served with the army nurses corps during World War II in Australia, New Guinea and Manila, P.I. Mrs. Ellis died Nov. 9 in a Rockledge, Fla., hospital.

!P: Mrs. Ellis was born in Burlingame and was a graduate of Christ's Hospital Nursing School in Topeka. Funeral services were held in Rockledge Saturday and the body then brought to Burlingame for burial.

!P: Mrs. Ellis is survived by her widower, Maj. William Ellis of Rockledge, Fla.; her mother, Mrs. Nellie Griffin of Burlingame; two brothers, Neal S. Hotchkiss of Fukuoka, Japan, and James Hotchkiss of Wichita; six sisters, Mrs. Elmer Arnold of Merriam, Kan.; Mrs. Fred Anstaett and MRs. Wayne Denny of Burlingame; Mrs. Charles Gaines of Cottonwood Falls, Mrs. D. C. Adams of Holt, Mo., and Mrs. Bert Archibald of Wichita. --