|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1839|
New Haven County
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1912|
District Of Columbia, USA
Son of Elias and Hester (Wright) Ely, he graduated from Yale in 1862. He served in the 27 Connecticut Infantry, Co. I., rising to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. In 1863 he accepted a teaching position at the Ohio State School for the Deaf in Columbus. In 1870 he accepted the position of principal of the Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick which had been established in 1868. He remained in this position until his death in 1912.
On October 24, 1867 at Columbus, Ohio he married Mary Darling of Elyria, Ohio. They had five children, Charles, Grace, Robert, Mabel and Richard. Grace was a teacher at the Maryland School for the Deaf. Charles had a long career at Gallaudet University in Washington DC and was principal of the Maryland School for the Deaf during 1912-1913.
Elias S Ely (1809 - 1888)
Hester M Wright Ely (1812 - 1881)
Mary Darling Ely (1842 - 1926)
Grace Darling Ely (1871 - 1960)*
Robert Ely (1873 - 1873)*
Mabel Darling Ely (1877 - 1949)*
Richard G. Ely (1884 - 1949)*
Charles Wright Ely (1839 - 1912)
Hester Louisa Ely (1844 - 1845)*
Emily S Ely (1848 - 1865)*
Born in Madison, Connecticut. Graduate of Yale. Soldier in the Union Army and for forty-three years honored and beloved principal of the Maryland School for the Deaf.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: May 05, 2008
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