Biography of Samuel E. Ellenwood

Ellenwood, Samuel E., p. o. Corfu, N. Y., was born in Kirkland, Oneida county, N. Y., January 20, 1820, and educated in the district schools, the high school in Erie county, and Clarkson Academy in Monroe county. His parents came to Genesee county when he was fourteen years old, and since leaving school he has always followed the business of farming. On September 13, 1849, he married Sally S. Eddy, formerly of Ogden, Monroe àounty; they have three children: Charlotte M., Eli G. and Allie H. (twins). Charlotte M. married John C. McPherson of Mumford; Eli G. married Laura B. Spencer of Columbus, O. and the family now reside in Batavia. Allie H. married Howard J. Campbell of Mumford; they had one son, Donald J.; Mr. Campbell died January 13, 1898. Mr. Ellenwood's father, Eli Ellenwood, was born near Clinton, Oneida county, N. Y., August 18, 1795, and educated in the district schools and College Hill Academy. September 17, 1818, he married Sophia M. Gridley of his native place; they had eleven children: S. Emory, Harriet, who died in infancy; Albert G., Frances P., Henry P., Helen M. and Harriet S. (twins), George G., Charles E., Charlotte M., and Adelaide G. Mr. Ellenwood died April 9, 1880, and his widow March 8, 1881. Mrs. Ellenwood's father, Arnold Eddy, was born in Chenango county, N. Y., March 31, 1795; married Sally H. Worthington, and had six children: Le Roy, Almond, Sally S., Serepta R., De Loss and Ellen G. Mr. Eddy died in 1827, and his widow in 1885. Mr. and Mrs. Ellenwood are members of the Presbyterian church. In his political choice he is a Republican. He has been school inspector and assessor several terms.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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