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Paris M. Ellison
|Submitted by: Larry Farrar
|Logan County News
Friday, Feburary 16, 1912
Volume 9 No.14
Page 1, Column 2
| Paris M. Ellison was born in Boon County Mo., April 2, 1837, he departed this life Feb 11, 1912 aged 74 years 10 months and 9 days. He was married to Evelyn Roberts March 8th 1875 to this union was born nine children, two daughters and seven sons his wife died March 29, 1904. He was married to Mrs. Jennie Allen Jan. 12, 1905. He leaves a wife and five children, one daughter and four sons to mourn his loss. The children lose a kind father and the wife a loving and devoted husband, the community a worthy citizen.
Mr. Ellison was an honorable member of the legislature of the state of Nevada in its incoming Statehood and had a very prominent part in the adoption of her constitution and laws. Most of his life has been spent on the western frontier. He came to Oklahoma at the time of the opening and has since resided here continuously. He confessed his faith in Christ and was baptised into His kingdom Dec. 31, 1911. Thus passed away one of our good citizens. He was buried in the Acton Cemetery, the funeral sermon was preached by Rev. E. S. Chamberlin of the Christian church. Services were held in the Friends church northeast of Cresent.
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