Bio: Civil War Vets at King, WI home
Contact: Lani Bartelt

From Caroline Andler, Brothertown Indian Nation Genealogist to Lani Bartelt

Descendants of Elias Shelley

Generation No. 1

1. ELIAS3 SHELLEY (SIMEON2, UNKNOWN1)1,2 was born 1839 in Marshall, Oneida Co., NY, and died 26 Nov 1896 in Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, Waupaca Co., WI. He married PERMELIA ANN FOWLER, daughter of HEZEKIAH FOWLER and FANNY SKEESUCK. She was born 24 Mar 1838 in Brothertown, Calumet Co., WI, and died 12 Mar 1910 in Brothertown, Calumet Co., WI.



At the age of 22, Elias enlisted in Co A 3rd Wis Inf and was wounded in the chest during the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia in May of 1863. He reenlisted in December 1863 and was promoted to Corporal in May of 1865. In the census enumeration of 1880, Elias is listed as still living at Brothertown Wisconsin.

U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938

Name: Elias Shelly

Birth Year: abt 1841

Keyed Birth Location: New York

Birth State: New York

Admitted Year: 1889

Age at Admission: 48

State: Wisconsin

County: Milwaukee


City: Milwaukee


Branch: Northwestern Branch


1860 - Federal - Wisconsin - Calumet County, Brothertown

Line 110

Elias Shelly age 21 Indian born in NY

Laura 17 indian born in WI

1870 - Federal - Wisconsin - Calumet County, Town of Brothertown Page 14

Line 133/137 Shelly, Lyman age 38 Indian $1000 born in NY Blind

Shelly, Elias age 31 Indian born in NY

Wisconsin Census, 1820-90

about Elias Shelley

Name: Elias Shelley

State: WI

County: Calumet County

Township: E.D. 44 Chilton

Year: 1890

Page: 001

Database: WI 1890 Veterans Schedule

1890 Veterans Schedules

Re enlisted Veteran

Veteran's Name: Elias Shelley

Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin

Year enlisted: 10 July 1861

Year discharged: 18 July 1865 Length of service.

Rank: Corporal

Company: A

Regiment: 3 Wis Inf

Length of service: 4 years 2 months

Wounded in action - shot in left hand


U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006

about Elias Shelly

Name: Elias Shelly


Birth Date: 1 Jan 1838

Death Date: 26 Nov 1896

Cemetery: Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Cemetery Address: Wisconsin Veterans Home N2665, Highway Qq King, WI 54946

Buried At: Section 1 Row 3 Site 11


----Source: Records Relating to the Kansas Claims of the New York Indians,

application #726, filed by Pamela Ann (Fowler) Shelley in 1901.


Union Cemetery, Brothertown, WI - Tombstone

CROSSLEY, Permelia Ann Mar 24, 1838 - Mar 12, 1910

David 1856 - 1858

John 1830 - 1874

Alfred 1851 - 1856

Funeral card in possession of Lai Bartelt

Permelia Ann Shelley

Born March 24, 1838

Died March 12, 1910

Age 71 yrs. - 11 mos. - 18 days.


1., 1870 United States Federal Census, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003, Online publication - 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnesota Census Schedules for 1870. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. T132, RG29, 13 rolls. Brothertown, Calumet, Wisconsin, post office New Holstein, roll 1704, page 175, image 350.

2., 1860 United States Federal Census, Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, Online



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