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Seymour Ellicson

Seymour Ellicson

Lee Anthony Buss (View posts)
Posted: 15 Oct 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Ellicson, Snell, Spears, McNair, Carpenter, Chase
Seymour Ellicson and Salome Snell

Seymour Ellicson was born on May 7, 1831 in Kragero, Norway. After emigrating from Norway with his parents in 1846, the family settled in Erie County, New York State. After his mother passed away. Seymour's father remarried and relocated the family to Wisconsin. He married Salome Snell in 1853 in Greenbush, Wisconsin. Seymour passed away on July 5, 1916 in Shell Lake, Wisconsin located in Washburn County. He and his wife are buried together in the Shell Lake Cemetery off County B in Shell Lake, Wisconsin.

Salome Snell was born on April 7, 1834 in Cortland County, New York State, the daughter of John and Phoebe Snell. Salome passed away on December 28, 1919. Another source shows Salome was born on April 5, 1835.

Seymour and Salome are my great-great-grandparents. This was whom I had received drumsticks from the Civil War. My grandmother saved them for us kids later on. Seymour's child "Seymour Adelbert" was a small child at the time but could remember his father coming home from the war. Seymour was enrolled in June of 1861. He served in Company B. of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry. There he participated in nearly all the sieges, battles and skirmishes his command was in. These included, Fredrickstown, Corinth, New Madrid, Ft. Pillow, and Vicksburg. According to release papers he was captured on September 14, 1862 not and released on September 22, 1862. He was honorably discharged in the autumn of 1864.

Re: Seymour Ellicson

Posted: 2 Nov 2012 1:58PM GMT
Classification: Query


This family of four is registred in the Sannidal churchbook as leaving the parish 29 Mar 1846. Sannidal is later merged into Kragerø municipality.

Simen Eriksen Tveten, lives on the farm Langetangen in Sannidal upon emigration. Born in Bamble, Telemark 22 Mar 1798, age 48, married 8 Oct 1825 Sannidal parish.
Wife Andrea Kittilsdatter Solgaard, born also in Bamble, 1798, 48 years.

+ Kittil Simensen, born Sannidal 7 May 1832, 14 years.

A k a Seymour Ellicson, his babtizmredord 22 Jul 1832 shows he was born 7 May 1832, not 7 May 1831, and named Kittil after his maternal grandfather.

He had a sister
+ Anne Kirstine Simensdatter, Sannidal, 21 Aug 1838, 8 years when emigrating.

Other members from the parish, listed on the same day are found on the manifest of the ship Sultan from Havre, France arriving in New York 14 Aug 1846. It is most likely the Eriksen/Ellicsons were on the same voyage.




groom's name: Seymon Ellerson
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bride's name: Saloma Snell
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marriage date: 03 Jul 1853
marriage place: Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Ceynion Ellerson
groom's mother's name: Ann Ellerson
bride's father's name: John Snell
bride's mother's name: Phebe Snell
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