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Ione Benson Ellison
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1905
Clayton
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1996
Ogdensburg
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA

Ione B. Ellison was born July 18, 1905, in Clayton, daughter of Silas J. and Grace Stevens Benson. She attended Norwood schools and graduated from Saranac Lake High School. She was a 1927 graduate of Albany Normal School, and prior to her marriage taught Latin and French in North Lawrence schools.

She married Earle B. Ellison on June 30, 1928, at her parents' home in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Harry E. Townsend, uncle of the bridegroom, officiating. The couple moved to Ogdensburg, where Mrs. Ellison taught at Ogdensburg Free Academy for eight years.

In 1952, the Ellisons moved to Heuvelton, where Mrs. Ellison taught for 14 years at Heuvelton Central School. She retired in 1966.

Mrs. Ellison was an elder, Sunday school teacher and former deacon at First Presbyterian Church, Ogdensburg. She was also a member of the United Presbyterian Women and its Church Circle.

She was active with Literacy Volunteers, a volunteer with the American Red Cross, and a member of the Parent-Teacher Association at Heuvelton Central School, where she received the PTA's Life Membership Award from the Jenkins Memorial Scholarship Fund in 1962. She was a member of Kappa Delta sorority.

Surviving are her husband, Earle B., a resident of St. Joseph's Home; a daughter, Jean E. Ellison, New Hampshire; two sons, Richard E., California, and David L., East Berne; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
 
Burial:
Foxwood Memorial Park
Ogdensburg
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Jul 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28256458
Ione <i>Benson</i> Ellison
Added by: Anne Cady
 
 
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