On 15 AUG 1868, William Arthur Ellison was born to Benjamin W. and Mary A. Ellison in Parma, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. You will note that Benjamin registered his son’s birth in Montcalm County, Michigan. Benjamin and Mary had been living in Michigan since May of 1863. In 1870, they are listed as being back in Cleveland on the U.S. Census.
William A. Ellison is the father of Harold Delmont Ellison.
Source: http://www.familysearch.org. Michigan Births, 1867 – 1902 for William E. Ellison.