Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (1917 - 1996)

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Ella Jane Fitzgerald
Born in Newport News, Virginia, USAmap
Sister of [private sister (1920s - unknown)] [half]
Wife of [private husband (1920s - 2000s)]
Mother of [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2014 | Last significant change: 22 Nov 2018
15:37: Gil Davis edited the Biography for Ella Jane Fitzgerald (1917-1996). (added cemetery) [Thank Gil for this]
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Categories: Famous Singers of the 20th Century | Grammy Award Winners of the 20th Century | Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards | Hollywood Walk of Fame | Presidential Medal of Freedom | Famous African Americans | Newport News, Virginia | Unconnected Notables of the United States of America | Notables | Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California.

Ella Fitzgerald is Notable.

Biography

Ella Fitzgerald was a jazz singer and Grammy winner.

Sources

  • 1920 census showing Ella and both her parents: "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJNP-CT4 : accessed 18 April 2018), Ella Fitzgerald in household of William Fitzgerald, Newport News Ward 2, Newport News (Independent City), Virginia, United States; citing ED 99, sheet 1A, line 43, family 13, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1899; FHL microfilm 1,821,899.
  • 1930 census showing Ella with step-father, mother and half-sister (very badly recorded): "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4GP-WXQ : accessed 18 April 2018), Ella Fitzgerald in household of Corri ?Ampi, Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 49, sheet 6A, line 47, family 118, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1668; FHL microfilm 2,341,402.
  • Ella Fitzgerald living at the Hotel Braddock, 1940: "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3YV-46W : accessed 18 April 2018), Ella Fitzgerald, Assembly District 19, Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 31-1704, sheet 81A, line 26, family , Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2665.

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