Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Huron and Lorain, Ohio; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Settled Families

Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Huron and Lorain, Ohio; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Settled Families

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...A., Edward and Mary F. EV. JOHN MILLOTT ELLIS, A. M., professor of mental and moral philosophy, Stone professor shi, Oberlin College, is a native of ew Hampshire, born in Jaf frey, March 27. 1831, a son of Seth B. and Lucy (Joslin) Ellis. The father of subject was born in Keene, N. H., where he was reared and educated. At the age of fifty he came west to" Ohio, locating in Oberlin, where he carried on a planing mill and lumber yard. He died in 1865, at the age of seventy-five years, his wife when seventy-seven years old, the mother of ten children, nine of whom came with their parents to Oberlin. Timothy Ellis. great-grandfather of subject, was a colonel in the Revolution, and participated in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga; he was ninety years old at the time of his death, which occurred in Keene, N. H. The subject of this memoir received his elementary education at the common schools of his boyhood days, after which, at the age of sixteen, he entered Oberlin College, where he graduated in 1851. He then taught school for a time, was also professor in Mississippi College, Clinton, Miss., three years. In 1857 he was appointed to a Greek professorship in Oberlin College, which he filled for nine years; after this he occupied the Chair of philosophy, rhetoric and composition, etc., and more recentl that of mental and moral philosophy. l)uring life he has been active, for many years in ministerial work as pastor of the Second Congregational Church at Oberlin, and supplying churches in Cleveland, and other neighboring towns. In 1862 Prof. Ellis was married to Miss Minerva Emeline Tenney, and four children have been born to them, all sons, viz.: Albert H., Theodore H., John T. and Lnman M. Mrs. Ellis is a graduate of the EORGE FREDERICK...show more

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  • Paperback | 598 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,052g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810996
  • 9781236810991