Benjamin W. Ellison (Walker) is listed on the 1860 U.S. Census in Ward 1, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio as DW Hudson. His step-father, and the only father he knew, had died just a couple of months earlier. Walker is 19 years old. He says that he is a Malster and that he is from England.
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 1, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: M653_953; Page: 668; Image: 108; Family History Library Film: 803953.
Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.