Josie was single and living in Lawrence, KS with her parents on the 1870 census.
Josephine was the wife of Rev. Frank M. Ellis. They were married on September 5, 1871. Information courtesy of FindAGrave contributor RMW.
Josephine married Frank M. Ellis on 5, Sept, 1871 in Kansas.
Frank M Ellis
1838–1897 (m. 1871)