Biography of W. C. Elledge
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





W. C. Elledge. Born in Tennessee August 23, 1827. Here he received his education and resided on a farm until 1850, when he, leaving his parents, went to Texas, where he spent one year, then returned to Tennessee and followed farming until 1857, excepting two years, while filling the office of Sheriff of Cannon county. In 1857 he crossed the plains to California with ox teams, arriving in Amador county in October. Here he remained until the fall of 1858, when he came to Mendocino county and engaged in stock business about twelve miles west from Ukiah. Here he remained about four years. He next took a drove of about sixty cattle to Nevada, where he remained about fifteen months, then returned to this county and settled on his present place, consisting of two thousand acres, located on the Anderson Valley road, about eight miles from Ukiah. Here he has since resided, being engaged in wool growing and farming. Mr. Elledge was married, December 11, 1872, to Miss Martha Cook, a native of Missouri. Their children are: Lizzie, Isaac W., Joseph and George.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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