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 Elizabeth Knapp Ely

Elizabeth Knapp Ely

Birth
Brownville, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 29 Aug 1910 (aged 78)
Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Burial Brownville, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 75575513 · View Source
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Watertown Daily Times - August 30, 1910
Miss Elizabeth Knapp Ely, for many years a resident of this city and a member of one of the oldest and most prominent families of Watertown, died late Monday afternoon at the family residence 250 Clinton Street, following a brief illness.

Miss Ely was born in Brownville, Feb 5, 1832, a daughter of William Stow Ely and Lydia Skinner Ely. Miss Ely was the youngest and the only surviving daughter. She resided during the early years of her life in the village of Brownville and moved to this city many years ago. She was well known throughout this section where her circle of acquaintances was large.


Miss Ely's brother was the founder of the city's first savings bank, while all of the members of the family were prominent in the growth of the city.

Miss Ely is survived by four nieces, Miss Mary Whitney Ely, Miss Martha B. Ely, and Mrs. William Graham Johnston, this city, and Mrs. S. Hazard Halsted of Pasadena California; and one grand-nephew, Dr. George Whitney Outerbridge of Philadelphia, Pa.


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  • Maintained by: THStew
  • Originally Created by: Anne Cady
  • Added: 27 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75575513
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Knapp Ely (5 Feb 1832–29 Aug 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75575513, citing Brownville Cemetery, Brownville, Jefferson County, New York, USA ; Maintained by THStew (contributor 47573768) .