|Death: ||Jun. 17, 1933|
Everett Daily Herald
William Thomas Ellison, 97, died Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ruth M. Blockson at Seattle Heights. Mr. Ellison was a veteran of the Civil war, and was a scout with William, (Buffalo Bill) Cody. Mr. Ellison, known as Corporal Billy; campaigned in the Black hills and with Buffalo Bill drove buffaloes into camp for food when rations were exhausted. Mr. Ellison was in Company D 18th Kansas regiment in the Civil war. He is survived by three sons, Eugene of Yakima, Charles of Ellensburg and Louis of South Tacoma; and one daughter, Mrs. Ruth M. Blockson, 23 granchildren and 25 great grandchildren. The body is at the Auseth funeral home from where funeral arrangements will be announced later.
1880 Osage Co. KS census
William Ellison age 39 noted as farmer b/MA parents NY IA
Mary Ellison age 36 b/MI parents MI OH
Eugene age 12 Ks
Charles age 10 Ks
Florence age 8 Ks
Lewis F. age 6 KS
Snohomish GAR Cemetery
Ellison William Thomas 97 June 17, 1933 "Late res; Seattle Wa. Burial no; 2182"
SnoCo: "The Karyn Project"
American Civil War Soldier
Name: William T Ellison
Residence: Minneola, Kansas
Enlistment Date: 03 December 1863
Side Served: Union
State Served: Kansas
Unit Numbers: 693 693
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 03 December 1863.
Enlisted in Company G, 16th Cavalry Regiment Kansas on 22 January 1864.
Mustered out Company G, 16th Cavalry Regiment Kansas on 06 December 1865.
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
Created by: C&P * LaPlante Files
Record added: Mar 31, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13802270