Mary Ferrigan Carroll’s Grave

Mary Ferrigan Carroll was buried in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with her daughter, Mary Ann and her son Peter J.

Click on the link here to see this grave:

Mary Ferrigan Carroll was from County Armagh, Ireland, the widow of John Carroll. She is my great-great grandmother.

WWII Draft Registrations for Ellison’s

Glyndon Walker Ellison and Russell Henry Ellison sons of Samuel Delmont Ellison of Boyne Falls, Michigan. Samuel Delmont was Benjamin Walker Ellison’s eldest son.


Harold Delmont Ellison and Arthur Raymond Ellison, sons of William Arthur Ellison, the second son of Benjamin Walker Ellison.

1890 Veteran’s Census- Ellison, Van Buren, Robinson

Benjamin W. Ellison and George W. Van Buren on the 1890 Veteran’s Census in Charlevoix County, Michigan. Also, Benjamin’s brother-in-law Enoch Robinson on the following page.

The comments below the census correspond to the number of the individual above. Note that in 1890 Benjamin was “now nearly helpless”.

You can view this census for free at


Harold & Alice Ellison Family Photos

Arbutus & Robert Ellison’s Wedding. Jim Ellison is Best Man:

Ellison Family Party at Gordy’s Cottage in 1948:


Alice & Harold Ellison’s 40th Wedding Anniversary 29 May 1957.

Back L-R: Alice, Jim, Bob, Hal, Dick, Dorothy

Front L-R: Harold, Peggy, Alice

Christmas Party at 917 Maxwell. With back of photo in Alice’s hand:

1964 Family Reunion:

1985 Family Reunion:

Bob, Arby, Becky, Hal, Barbara, Dick, Jim, Ethel, Dorothy, Bill, Alice, Gordon

James A. Ellison Family Photos

Jim and Bob Ellison at Yellowstone Park, on trip with sister Alice:

Bob and Jim Ellison

Jim Ellison diving at Yellowstone Park:

Jim Ellison

Private James A. Ellison:

World War II

Exalted Ruler of Royal Oak Elks Lodge No. 1523, April 1966:

James A. Ellison, Exalted Ruler

Elks Officers’ Ball. Left to Right: Arbutus & Bob Ellison, Ethel & Jim Ellison, Dorothy & Bill Metcalfe, Alice & Harold Ellison (front), Peggy & Chris Cowdin (back)

Ellison Family

March 1976. Harold, Jim & Jim Ellison:

Three Generations of Ellison’s


Lake Park, Florida, Feb. 1977. Patricia, Dorothy, Jim, Ethel & Amy:

Ellison Family


Toronto, Canada 1979. Bob, Dorothy, Arbutus, Ethel & Jim:

Ellison Family