Burt Ellis stacks bricks.

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Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 March 1988.

This photograph of 79 year-old Burt Ellis of Wilson appeared in “Voices of the South,” an Inquirer article about the “evolving South” published in the lead-up to the 1988 presidential election.


In the 1920 census of Saratoga township, Wilson County: Byrd Ellis, 47; wife Alice, 60; and children Charlie, 17, Jennie, 14, Bert, 13, and Minnora, 12.

Per the Social Security Death Index, Bert Ellis was born 25 October 1907 and died 15 November 1996.

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