Mollie Ellerbe

b. 20 November 1917, d. 2 December 1987
  • Mollie Ellerbe was born on 20 November 1917 in Louisiana.
  • Clarence Ellerbe and Cecilia Leonard appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, at 520 Marshall. Other members of the household included Mollie Ellerbe, Lucy Leonard Ellerbe and Cecilia Ellerbe.
  • The following appeared on 8 August 1937 in the Monroe Morning World: (Shreveport, Aug. 7) Clarence Ellerbe, 65, for 40 years a resident of Shreveport and one of the leading planters of the Red river valley for years, died last night at his home here, following a heart attack.
         He had been in ill health several years which forced his retirement from business. He is survived by his widow and three daughters, Mrs. Sam Webb Smith, Mrs. Charles Egan and Miss Mollie Ellerbe, all of Shreveport, and a sister, Mrs. W. B. Hall of Selma, Ala., was born at Montgomery, Ala., and was a grandson of Bishop Nicholas Cobb, first Episcopal bishop of Alabama.
         He came to Shreveport in 1897 as assistant to the president of the L. R. and N. railroad, now the Louisiana and Arkansas, but later engaged in planting.
  • She married (?) Webb.
  • Mollie Ellerbe died on 2 December 1987 at age 70.
  • Last Edited: 12 Sep 2015

Family: (?) Webb