Biography of Paschal B. Ellithorpe
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Ellithorpe, Paschal B., Lawrence, was born on his present farm in Lawrence, August 27, 1841. a son of Danforth Ellithorpe, born in Vermont, November 17, 1797, who married Paulina Phelps, born in Orwell, April 10, 1797, by whom he had four sons and four daughters, only two sons now living. Mr. Ellithorpe and family came to Nieholville, N. Y., about 1820, and here they died, the father November 14, 1877, and the mother May 23, 1867. Our subject was educated in the public schools and Potsdam Academy. He remained on the homestead until the death of his mother, then clerked in the Union store at Nicholville four years, after which he and his brother built the store owned by Mr. Smith, and engaged in the mercantile business five years, residing in the village until 1886, when he removed to the old homestead, where he now lives. He owns 160 acres of land here, besides seventy five acres in Dickinson, also village property. Mr. Ellithorpe is a Republican, and has served as assessor two terms, being now on his third term. He is a member of P. of H., No. 702, of Lawreneeville, and November 11, 1873, he married Ella, daughter of George Falkner, of Parishville, and they have had these children: Thurman, born July 1, 1875, who is a conductor on an electric car in Brooklyn; George W. F., born April 2, 1877; P. B., Jr., born August 17, 1879; W. Henry, born January 11, 1882; Celestia A., born June 15, 1884; Howard P., born March 13, 1886.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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