Bio: Ellis, Samuel (1881)



Surnames: Ellis, Adams, French


----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 321

SAMUEL ELLIS, Eau Claire, was born in the town of Springfield, Erie Co., Pa., Nov. 1, 1822, and when twenty years of age came to La Grange, Walworth Co., where he engaged in carpenter and joiner work, and in farming. In 1856 or 1857, he went to Palmyra, and ran a hotel there until May 1, 1861, when he came to Eau Claire, and engaged in the livery business, which he has since continued. He was married, in La Grange, to Amanda Adams, who was born in New York State, and died soon after marriage, leaving one son, William E., now of Texas. He was married to his present wife, Harriet French, in Palmyra, Jefferson Co. They have three children living Cora L., Frank E. and Harry S., and have lost two children.



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