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ELY (Soundex E400) — See also EALLY, EALY, ELA, ELEY, ELG, ELIA, ELIE, ELLY, FLY, LEY, YELL.

  ELY: See also Ely F. Allen — Thomas Stinson Allen — Franklin Ely Atwood — Ely Barnard — J. Ely Beebe — Ely Beecher — Richard Ely Bird — Ely Brewbaker — Andrew Broaddus — Bainbridge Colby — Richard Ely Danielson — Jan Ely DuBois — Ely A. Elliott — Nancy Halliday Ely-Raphel — Frederick Ely Embick — Ely Ensign — Matthew Griswold — Horatio Ely Havens — Edward S. Haws — Ely Kitchin — Sumner Ely Wetmore Kittelle — Ely Lande — Orland Steen Loomis — Flavel Sweeten Luther — Ely Martin — Ely Moore — Ely Eliot Palmer — Ely W. Personius — Lemuel Ely Quigg — Ely Rosenberg — Charles Selden — Gold Selleck Silliman — Benjamin Douglas Silliman — Ely Snyder — Ely A. Tarplin — Elmer Ely Todd — Gad Ely Upson — Ely Warner — Linus Ely Worcester
  Ely, A. Lee See Arthur Lee Ely
  Ely, Addison (1853-1928) — of New Jersey. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., May 23, 1853. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1896. Died in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., March 14, 1928 (age 74 years, 296 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Ely (1817-1886) and Emmeline Letitia (Harrison) Ely (1818-1862); married, December 29, 1874, to Emily Jane Johnson (1856-1949); father of William Harvey Johnson Ely; first cousin once removed of Joseph Buell Ely (1881-1956).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Ely, Addison C. — of Westfield, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Alfred (1815-1892) — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Born in Lyme, New London County, Conn., February 15, 1815. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1859-63. While witnessing the Battle of Bull Run in 1861, was captured by the Confederates, and imprisoned at Richmond for several months; released in exchange for Charles J. Faulkner. Died in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., May 18, 1892 (age 77 years, 93 days). Entombed at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ely, Arthur L. — of Hillsdale County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Hillsdale County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Arthur Lee (1871-1957) — also known as A. Lee Ely — of Monroe City, Ralls County, Mo. Born in Ralls County, Mo., December 14, 1871. Democrat. Farmer; stockman; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ralls County, 1919-22. Died September 10, 1957 (age 85 years, 270 days). Interment at DeMoss Chapel Cemetery, Hassard, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Hankerson Washington Ely and Mary Hannah (Rouse) Ely; married, July 29, 1896, to Susan Caroline Hampton (1873-1899); married 1900 to Lena V. Ridings (1875-1901); married 1905 to Effie Feaster Wadsworth (1880-1952).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ely, Benjamin E. S. — of Yuba County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1858-59. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Caryl See W. Caryl Ely
  Ely, Charles K. — of Dover, Morris County, N.J. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1942, 1944; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Clarence M. — of Harwinton, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Harwinton; elected 1902, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Mrs. Claude E. — of Suffolk, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, D. A. — of Larned, Pawnee County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Daniel — of Owego, Tioga County, N.Y. Whig. Postmaster at Owego, N.Y., 1842-44. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Dudley P. — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1870-72, 1876-77. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Edward — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1814-15. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Edward — U.S. Consul in Bombay, as of 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Edward D. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden; elected 1932, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Erastus — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, F. G. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Pontiac, Mich.; elected 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Forrest E. — of Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940 (alternate), 1948, 1952 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Frederick David (1838-1921) — of Massachusetts. Born in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Mass., September 24, 1838. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1885-87. Died in Dedham, Norfolk County, Mass., August 6, 1921 (age 82 years, 316 days). Interment at Old Village Cemetery, Dedham, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ely, George B. — of Eaton County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Eaton County, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, George J. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Gertrude Sumner — also known as Gertrude S. Ely — of Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928, 1960 (alternate); candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1934. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Greffin See J. Greffin Ely
  Ely, Hazel — of Union City, Branch County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1947. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Helen M. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Arizona, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Ely, Henry A. — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. First selectman of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 1910-11; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Rocky Hill, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Henry W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Herb See Herbert L. Ely
  Ely, Herbert L. — also known as Herb Ely — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1968, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Ely, Israel N. — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, J. Greffin — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Lyme, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, J. M. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, J. R. — of Mason City, Mason County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, James — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, James Conrad — of Amarillo, Potter County, Tex. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Amarillo, Tex., 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Jane — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972; candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Ely, John (1774-1849) — of Greene County, N.Y. Born in Saybrook, Middlesex County, Conn., October 8, 1774. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1805-06, 1811-12; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1839-41. Died in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., August 20, 1849 (age 74 years, 316 days). Interment at Old Coxsackie Cemetery, Coxsackie, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ely, John C. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Dayton, Ohio, 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, John M., Jr. — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state senate 23rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Ely, Jonathan — of Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1856-58 (6th District 1856-57, 4th District 1858). Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Joseph Buell (1881-1956) — also known as Joseph B. Ely — of Westfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., February 22, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Hampton National Bank and Trust Company; director, American Woolen Company; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940, 1944; Governor of Massachusetts, 1931-35. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in Westfield, Hampden County, Mass., June 13, 1956 (age 75 years, 112 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah Naomi (Buell) Ely (1852-1945) and Henry Wilson Ely (1853-1933); married, May 1, 1906, to Harriet Z. Dyson; first cousin once removed of Addison Ely; first cousin five times removed of Matthew Griswold; second cousin of William Harvey Johnson Ely (1891-1942); second cousin four times removed of Roger Griswold; third cousin thrice removed of Thomas Hale Sill, Samuel George Andrews and Henry Titus Backus; fourth cousin once removed of Erastus Clark Scranton, Sereno Hamilton Scranton and James Levi Hotchkiss.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ely, Joseph E. — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, L. C. — of Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Lee See Arthur Lee Ely
  Ely, Lewis S. — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Ohio. U.S. Consul in Acapulco, 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Matthais C. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Jersey City, N.J., 1915-23. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, N. D. — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Noah — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, R. W. — of Dunklin County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Dunklin County Democratic Party, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Ralph — of Alma, Gratiot County, Mich. Village president of Alma, Michigan, 1872-74; Michigan state auditor general, 1875-78. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Richard H. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Robert N. — of Georgia. Georgia state attorney general, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Samuel C. — of Lyme, New London County, Conn.; Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 9th District, 1859. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Samuel P. — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Mayor of Marquette, Mich., 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Smith — of New Brighton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Smith, Jr. (1825-1911) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Hanover, Morris County, N.J., April 17, 1825. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 5th District, 1858-59; U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1871-73, 1875-76; resigned 1876; mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1877-78. Died in Livingston, Essex County, N.J., July 1, 1911 (age 86 years, 75 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Essex County, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Ely, Sumner — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1836; member of New York state senate 5th District, 1840-43. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Thomas R. R. — of Kennett, Dunklin County, Mo. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state senate 21st District, 1905-08; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Dunklin County, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Townsend A. (b. 1843) — of Alma, Gratiot County, Mich. Born in Wabash, Wabash County, Ind., August 27, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; postmaster at Alma, Mich., 1883-91; village president of Alma, Michigan, 1894-96; member of Michigan state senate 19th District, 1905-08; Michigan state highway commissioner, 1909-13. English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 25, 1866, to Maggie C. Chapin (1845-1912).
  Ely, W. A. — of Northville Township, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Northville Township, Michigan, 1934-35. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, W. Caryl — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Burial location unknown.
  Ely, W. R. — of Abilene, Taylor County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, Walter — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Ely, Walter Raleigh, Jr. (1913-1984) — Born in Baird, Callahan County, Tex., June 24, 1913. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1964-79; took senior status 1979. Died October 9, 1984 (age 71 years, 107 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Ely, William (1765-1817) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Longmeadow, Hampden County, Mass., August 14, 1765. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1805-15 (5th District 1805-13, at-large 1813-15). Died in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., October 9, 1817 (age 52 years, 56 days). Interment somewhere in Springfield, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Ely, William Caryl — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 1st District, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, William H. — of Dodge County, Neb. Member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, William H. — of Worcester, Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 1st District, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, William Harvey Johnson (1891-1942) — also known as William H. J. Ely — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., September 18, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; district judge in New Jersey, 1924-29; member of New Jersey state senate from Bergen County, 1932-34; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932 (alternate), 1940; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1938. Presbyterian. Member, American Legion; Sons of the American Revolution; Elks; Lions; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J., March 2, 1942 (age 50 years, 165 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Addison Ely (1853-1928) and Emily Jane (Johnson) Ely (1856-1949); married, April 30, 1917, to Mary Rogers; second cousin of Joseph Buell Ely.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Ely, William M. (d. 1872) — of Broome County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County, 1869-72; died in office 1872. Died in 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, William P. — of Kelso, Cowlitz County, Wash. Postmaster at Kelso, Wash., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Ely, William R. — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1915. Burial location unknown.


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