Adora Josephine Griswold


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Albert Barzilla Ellis was born March 30, 1856, in Forestville, Chautauqua Co., NY, and died September 21, 1936, in at St. Mary's-Ringling hospital, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, at age 80. He is the son of Barzilla Ellis Jr. from near Fredonia, NY, and Electa Elizabeth Fuller.

Adora Josephine Griswold was born about January, 1859, in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI, and died August, 1927, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, at age 68She is the daughter of Stephen Luther Griswold of Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Upper Canada, and Clarissa H. "Clara" Armstrong of Lansdowne, Leeds Co., Ontario, Canada.

Albert Barzilla Ellis (age 20) and Adora Josephine Griswold (age 17) were married November 8, 1876, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI,

Albert Barzilla Ellis and Adora Josephine (Griswold) Ellis had eight children:

  1. Birdie Ellis: Born 1878 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died after 1922 in Unknown.
  2. Kittie Ellis: Born January 1882 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died 1918 in Sauk Co., WI (age 36). Never married.
  3. Bert Griswold Ellis: Born January 1885 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died Unknown.
  4. Allie Ellis: Born August 23, 1888, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died November 24, 1953, in Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 65). Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk County, WI. Married (1) November 18, 1903, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, to Orville Jesse Veitch: Born January 5, 1885, in Necedah, Juneau Co., WI; Died July 27, 1952, in Madison General Hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 67). Buried in Mount Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Adams Co., WI. Divorced about 1924 in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Married about 1925 in Wisconsin to (2) Paul Smith: Born 1896 in Illinois; Died after 1944 in Unknown. Divorced April 16, 1942, in Madison, Dane Co., WI. Paul Smith moved to Fort Worth, TX, about 1942.
  5. Paul Luther Ellis: Born May 1889  or May 1883 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died after 1953 in Unknown.
  6. Maude Ellis: Born February 1890 in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died Unknown. Married to Paul Hill: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  7. Erna March Ellis: Born December 17, 1892, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died May 13, 1980, in Holland, Ottawa Co., MI (age 87). Married about 1921 to Elmer Preston Voss: Born July 1, 1896, in Excelsior, WI; Died December 17, 1972, in Solano Co., CA (age 76).
  8. Harold L. Ellis: Born December 4, 1901, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI; Died January 19, 1905, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI (age 3).

L. A. Brown, husband of Ellis. Baraboo, 1941.




TIMELINE

Albert Barzilla Ellis was born March 30, 1856, in Forestville, Chautauqua Co., NY.

Adora Josephine Griswold was born about January, 1859, in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI.

The 1860 U. S. Census taken on August 28, 1860, shows L. S. Griswold (age 31) born in New York with personal estate of $150 is a Laborer and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him are: Clara Griswold (age 22) born in New York; Josephine Griswold (age 1) born in Wisconsin; and Ellen Griswold (age 3/12) born in Wisconsin.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 20, 1870, shows Luther Griswold (age 41) born in New York with real estate of $3,000 and personal property of $600 is a Farmer and is living in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is Clarissa Griswold (age 33) born in New York, who is Keeping House. Also living there are Griswold children, all born in Wisconsin: Josephine Griswold (age 11); Ethlion Griswold (age 10); Laura Griswold (age 8); and Stephen Griswold (age 3). Also living there are: Samuel Armstrong (age 47) born in Canada with father and mother of foreign birth, a Wood Farmer; Cora Armstrong (age 4) born in Wisconsin with father of foreign birth; and Clarissa Armstrong (age 2) born in Wisconsin with father of foreign birth. Also living there is a Home Laborer, Mary Houghton (age 18), born in New York. Leigh Larson note: A few houses away live: Dililah Armstrong (age 29) born in New York, who is At Home; and Mary Armstrong (age 7) born in Wisconsin with father of foreign birth. Mary Ann Houghton will later in this year marry George Washington Armstrong.

Albert Barzilla Ellis (age 20) and Adora Josephine Griswold (age 17) were married November 8, 1876, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI,

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 26, 1880, shows Albert Ellis (age 24) born in New York to New York-born parents is a married Farmer and is living in the Town of Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Adora Ellis (age 21) born in Wisconsin to New York-born parents, who is Keeping House. Also living there is his daughter, Birdie Ellis (age 2) born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents. An unmarried Farm Laborer is also Boarding in the household.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 26, 1880, shows Elects Ellis (age 59) born in New York to New York-born parents who is Keeping House is widowed or divorced and is living in the Town of Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 22, 1880 shows Luther Griswold (age 51) born in New York to New York and Unlisted-born parents is a Brick Maker living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Clarissa Griswold (age 42) born in Canada to Unlisted-born parents, who is Keeping House. Also living there are his unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to New York and Canadian-born parents: Laura Griswold (age 18); and Stephen Griswold (age 13). Also living there are several Boarders.

The 1895 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 20, 1895, shows L. Griswold is the Head of Household and is living in the 3rd Ward, City of Baraboo, Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living there: 1 Male and 3 Females, 3 were born in the United States.

The 1895 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 20, 1895 shows S. Luther Griswold is the Head of Household and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living there: 1 Male and 1 Female, both born in the United States.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 15, 1900, shows Albert Ellis (age 44) born March 1856 in New York to New York and Pennsylvania-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm free of a mortgage and is living in the Town of Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 23 years, Adora Ellis (age 40) born January 1860 in Wisconsin to _____ and Canadian-born parents, with all 7 of the children born to her still alive. Also living there are his six unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents: Kittie Ellis (age 18) born January 1882; Paul Ellis (age17) born May 1883; Bert Ellis (age 15) born January 1885; Allie Ellis (age 12) born August 1887; Maude Ellis (age 10) born February 1890; and Erna Ellis (age 7) born December 1892. Also living there is his widowed mother, Electa E. Ellis (age 79) born April 1821 in Pennsylvania to New York-born parents.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 22, 1900, shows Luther S. Griswold (age 71) born November 1828 in New York to New York-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm with a mortgage and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 44 years, Clarissa H. Griswold (age 64) born in English Canada, with 3 of the 5 children born to her still alive. Also living there are: his granddaughter, Lora M. Jones (age 22) born March 1878 in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents and married for 4 years, with the only child born to her still alive; and his great-grandson, Walter D. Jones (age 3) born September 1896 in Wisconsin to Pennsylvania and Wisconsin-born parents.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows S. B. Armstrong  (age 82) born in New York to Canadian and Connecticut-born parents is a Retired Farmer owning his own home free of a mortgage and living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Lois Armstrong (age 74) born in Michigan to Ohio-born parents, who is a House Keeper.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905 shows L. Griswold (age 74) born in New York to New York-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm free of a mortgage and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Clarisy Griswold (age 70) born in Canada to Canadian and Unlisted-born parents, who is a House Keeper. A House Keeper also lives in the household.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows L. Griswold (age 77) born in New York to New York-born parents is a Farmer owning his own home free of a mortgage and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Clarisy Griswold (age 70) born in Canada to Canadian-born parents, who is a House Keeper.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 22, 1910, shows Albert Ellis (age 54) born in New York to Pennsylvania-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm with a mortgage and is living in the City of Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 33 years, Adora Ellis (age 50) born in Wisconsin to Vermont and English Canadian-born parents, with 7 of the 8 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his three unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents: Bert G. Ellis (age 24), a Farmer; Maude Ellis (age 20), at a Country School; and Erna Ellis (age 17).

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 22, 1910, shows Orvalle J. Veitch (age 25) born in Wisconsin to Scottish Canadian and Wisconsin-born parents is a Brakeman owning his own home with a mortgage and is living in the City of Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 6 years, Allie Veitch (age 22) born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents, with 2 of the 3 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his two children, both born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents: Opal A. Veitch (age 3); and Myrtle B. Veitch (age 2).

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 20, 1910, shows Luther S. Griswold (age 84) born in New York to New York-born parents owns his own Farm free of a mortgage and is living in Baraboo Twp., Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 54 years, Clarissa Griswold (age 75) born in English Canada to English Canadian-born parents, with 3 of the 5 children born to her still alive. Also living there is his unmarried granddaughter, Edith Gibbons (age 23) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents. An unmarried Farmer, Fred Bittrich (age 26) also lives in the household.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 22, 1910, shows Albert Ellis (age 54) born in New York to Pennsylvania-born parents is a Farmer owning his own farm with a mortgage and is living in the City of Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 33 years, Adora Ellis (age 50) born in Wisconsin to Vermont and English Canadian-born parents, with 7 of the 8 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his three unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to New York and Wisconsin-born parents: Bert G. Ellis (age 24), a Farmer; Maude Ellis (age 20), at a Country School; and Erna Ellis (age 17).


The Capital Times, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Monday, March 31, 1924

Mother of Five Asks Decree On Cruelty Claim

Mrs. Allie Veitch filed suit in circuit court here asking a divorce from her husband, Orville, on a charge of cruelty. She is 35 and he is 40. They were married in Baraboo in November, 1903, and have five children ranging in age from four to seventeen. She asks custody of the children.


Adora Josephine (Griswold) Ellis died August, 1927, in Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, at age 68.

Albert Barzilla Ellis died September 21, 1936, in at St. Mary's-Ringling hospital, Baraboo, Sauk Co., WI, at age 80.


The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Wednesday, September 23, 1936

Albert Ellis, 80, Baraboo, Dies

BARABOO - Albert B. Ellis, 80, died Monday at St. Mary's-Ringling hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Ellis had lived in the same house on Ellis ave. since he was an 11-year-old boy. His marriage to Adora Josephine Griswold took place Nov. 8, 1875, and she died in August, 1927. Surviving are two sons and four daughters, Mrs. Laverne A. Brown, Baraboo; Mrs. Paul Smith, Madison; Paul Ellis and Bert Ellis, both of Govert, S. D.; Mrs. Paul Hill and Mrs. Elmer Voss; Hanford, Cal., and 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.


The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI, Monday, October 20, 1941

SMITH GUESTS

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Smith, Sherman park, have had as their guests during the past week Mr. and Mrs. George D. Veitch of Devil's island. Mr. Veitch, a son of Mrs. Smith, is in service with the United States coast guard. Mrs. Cora Abbey, Bulah, N. D., a cousin of Mrs. Smith, also has been visiting at the Smith home. She stopped in Madison on her return trip from New York City.


The Capital Times, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Friday, April 10, 1942

CIRCUIT COURT

Allie Smith, Sherman Park, granted divorce from Paul Smith, Madison.


Allie E. (Ellis) (Veitch) Smith died November 24, 1953, at a Madison hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI, at age 66. Buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Baraboo, Sauk County, WI.


The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Wednesday, November 25, 1953

Mrs. Smith Rites

Funeral services for Mrs. Allie E. Smith, 66, of 201 Harding st., who died Tuesday afternoon in a Madison hospital after a long illness, will be held at 11 a. m. Friday in the Gunderson funeral home. The Rev. Thomas E. Crane of the Gospel Tabernacle will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Hill cemetery, Baraboo. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight. Mrs. Smith was born in Baraboo and lived there until she came to Madison 30 years ago. She lived with a daughter, Mrs. Stanley Good, at the Harding st. address. Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Matthew Ditsch, Mrs. Orie Mason, and Mrs. Good, all of Madison; Mrs. Elsworth Bearss, Alma, Mich., and Mrs. Keith Schwartz, Fond du Lac; two sons, George Veitch, Long Beach, Calif., and David Veitch, Taft, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. LaVerne Brown, Baraboo, and Mrs. Paul Hill and Mrs. Erna Voss, both of Hanford, Calif.; a brother, Bert Ellis, Newell, S. D.; 19 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.


Orville Jesse Veitch died July 27, 1952, at Madison General Hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI (age 67). Buried in Mount Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Adams Co., WI.


The Capital Times, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Monday, July 28, 1952

Father of 2 City Women Is Dead

Orville J. Veitch, 68, Adams, father of Mrs. Orle Mason, 1722 Sheridan Dr., and Mrs. Matthew Ditsch, 2430 Upham St., died Sunday in a Madison hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p. m. in the Masonic Temple at Adams, and burial will be in that community. Besides his daughters here, Mr. Veitch is survived by his wife, living in Adams; another daughter, Mrs. E. W. Barss, Alma, Mich.; two sons, George, Long Beach, Calif., and David, Tast Calif., and two brothers ans a sister, all living in Rockford, Ill.


The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Dane Co., WI, Tuesday, July 29, 1952

Orville J. Veitch

Funeral services for Orville J. Veitch, 68, Adams, who died Sunday morning at a Madison hospital, will be held at 2 p. m. today in the Masonic Temple at Adams. Mr. Veitch was a retired railroad worker. He was employed by the North Western road for 43 years. He was a member of the Masonic lodge at Adams. Surviving are his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Orle Mason and Mrs. Matthew Ditsch, both Madison, and Mrs. E. W. Bearss, Alma, Mich.; two sons, George, Long Beach, Calif., and David, Taft Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Dale Sommers, Rockford, Ill., two brothers, Orin and Lloyd, Rockford, Ill., 12 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.


Blanch Nancy (Radloff) (Nash) Veitch died November 18, 1972, at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Adams, Adams Co., WI, at age 77. Buried in Mount Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Adams Co., WI.


The Daily Tribune, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Monday, November 20, 1972

Mrs. Blanche Veitch

FRIENDSHIP - Mrs. Blanche Veitch, 77, Adams, died at 8:30 p. m. Saturday at Adams County Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Services will be held at Roseberry Funeral Home at 1 p. m. Wednesday with burial to follow in Mount Repose Cemetery, The Rev. Ambrose Bandow will officiate. Mrs. Veitch, former owner and operator of the Friendship Cafe, retired in 1957. She was born in Rock County, Wis., March 28, 1895, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Radloff. In 1913 she married Walter Nash and later divorced. Her marriage to Orville Veitch took place Aug. 16, 1930, at Rockford, Ill. He died in 1951. Surviving are three sons, Jay Nash, Adams; Lester Nash. Buena Park, Calif., and Leonard Nash, Sheboygan Falls; a daughter, Mrs. Edward Stavio, Adams; 18 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Veitch was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p. m.


   

Walnut Hill Cemetery (Baraboo Cemetery)
Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Griswold, Anna E., b. 1881, d. 1924, s/w S. Luther Griswold, Section E
Griswold, Clarissa (Armstrong), b. 1838, d. 1917, s/w S. Luther Griswold, Section E
Griswold, Della, d. Nov 11, 1902, 26y 2m 5d, w/o L. Griswold, Jr., s/w S. Luther Griswold, Section E
Griswold, Ellen O., d. Oct 1, 1857, 5m 8d, d/o L. & C., South Division, NW 1/4
Griswold, Luther S., b. 1867, d. 1929, s/w S. Luther Griswold, Section E
Griswold, S. Luther, b. 1828, d. 1912, Section E

 


Proceedings of Administration, Chautauqua County, vol. 3, 1851-1865, Family History Library microfilm 588092

Probate court proceedings for estates of deceased persons who did not leave wills.

p. 536, Victoria E. Ellis, resident of of Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, died 25 Nov 1864 [sic] in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Petitioner: Electa E. Ellis of Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, mother

Court 27 Sep 1864, value of estate $721.36

Heirs and next of kin: Mother Electa E. Ellis, whole-blood brother Albert B. Ellis, half-blood brother Elish [sic] W. Ellis of Baraboo, Samuel G. Ellis of Lima, NY, David E. Ellis of Belvidere, Illinois also half-blood brother, and half-blood sister Louisa Smith of Stocton [sic] NY

Administrator: Electa E. Ellis and Emory F. Warren

Appraisers: None named