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William Ely
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1765
Longmeadow
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1817
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

William Ely was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts on August 14, 1765. He was the youngest son of Deacon Nathaniel Ely and Abigail (Colton) Ely.

Ely completed preparatory studies. He was graduated from Yale College in 1787. He studied law. Ely was admitted to the bar in 1791 and commenced practice in Springfield, Massachusetts. Ely served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 18011803.

Ely married Abigail Bliss about November 1, 1803.

Ely was elected as a Federalist to the Ninth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1805 March 3, 1815).

Ely was again a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1814 and 1816.

William Ely died on October 9, 1817, in Springfield, Massachusetts.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Nathaniel Ely (1716 - 1799)
  Abigail Colton Ely (1724 - 1770)
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ely (1746 - 1750)**
  Lydia Ely White (1748 - 1781)**
  Mary Ely (1750 - 1750)**
  Nathaniel Ely (1751 - 1808)**
  Samuel Ely (1753 - 1774)**
  Sarah Ely (1755 - 1777)**
  Ethan Ely (1757 - 1758)**
  Abigail Ely Colton (1762 - 1842)*
  Ethan Ely (1764 - 1848)*
  William Ely (1765 - 1817)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Ed Thurman
Record added: Jan 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63900786
 

 
 
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