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Edwin LaFayette McCullough born abt 1829 New York
Posted by: PAMELA BYLCZYNSKI (ID *****3304) Date: May 10, 2010 at 18:01:06
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Still looking for information on my ancestor E.L. McCullough. He worked in the woolen mills as a wool carder and spinner. He was born about 1829 in NY (per census) parents and siblings unknown. Me married Elizabeth A. Williams in New York abt 1848. She was also born abt 1829 parents and siblings unknown.

Records I have found on the family

Tioga County - 1860 Boyds Elmira Directory page 92

McCullough, Edwin L, Spinner, h Factory 1st East of Sullivan (Factory St is now East Avenue)

He probably worked at the Elmira Woolen Mfg Co which was at Factory E of Sullivan in Elmira

1860 Census for Elmira 1440-1397
McCullan, Edward       33 M       Spinner       $100       NY 1826/7)
       Eliza       33 F                     NY
       Mary E       12 F                     NY (1848)
       Loraine C       10 F              NY (1850)
       Alice A        8 F                     NY

Woodlawn Cemetery - Elmira
Lorraine Caroline McCullough buried January 9, 1861 10y 3m

CAME TO WISCONSIN ABOUT 1863.

On the 1870 Baraboo Wisconsin Census (daughter Elizabeth Kerr is right before them)

EL Mc Cullough 44 M W Wool Cardis Born NY (1826)
EA McCullough 44 F W Homemaker Born NY
Alice McCullough 17 F W Born NY

1880 Baraboo Wisconsin Census
E L McCullough W F age 54 Keeps House (nothing listed for spouse or where born)

Also on 1880 census on either side of Elizabeth
       William Kerr       32       Works in Wollin Mill       WI       PA
       Elizabeth              31                            NY       NY 1849
       Frank              10
       Fred               8
       Stella               5

       Andrew W. Kerr       34       Works in Wollin Mill       WI       Ireland
       Annie              29                            WI       England
       Robert B              11       
       George W        9
       Ernest L               5
       Harry C               3




Arcadia, Trempealeau, Wisconsin 1880 census (possible)

Philander ALLEN Self M Male W 37 NY Woolen Manufacturer PA NY
Abba J. ALLEN Wife M Female W 37 NJ Keeping House NY NJ
Clarence B. ALLEN Son S Male W 10 WI At School NY NJ
**** Edwin L. MCCULLOUGH Other M Male W 41 NY Works In Woolen Mill WEST INDIES CT
                     ????????????? (1839)

I believe the above 1880 record in Trempealeau county to be my Edwin though the year of birth is off. Someone in the Allen family could have guessed at his date of birth.

Edwin died on November 1, 1895 in Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin his wife Elizabeth died May 24, 1894.

Nov 17 1923 Baraboo Republic

Mrs. Alice A. Gollmar
On Monday afternoon the funeral services of Mrs. Alice A. Gollmar were held at her late home on Fifth avenue. A very large number of relatives, friends, neighbors and lodge members were present also relatives and friends from out of town, among whom were a nephew, Frank Kerr of Chicago., Mrs. Al White and daughter Carmen, Madison; and Mr & Mrs Walter Groth and daughter of Mineral Point WI.

The large number of beautiful flowers signified the high esteem in which she was held. She was an active member for many years of the Order of Eastern Star, also Mabel Rebecca, the latter of which she had been a member for about 23 years.

Rev H. Harris of the First Congregational church officiated and Mr. & Mrs. Stanley offered beautiful hymns among which was "Face to Face" a favorate hymn of the deceased.

Alice McCullough came to Baraboo at the age of fifteen years with her parents from Elmira New York and has been a resident here since. She was born at Bath New York, August 24 1852 and married Jacob C. Gollmar in Sept 1871, who passed away in May 1896. The oldest son Claude H. Gollmar passed away Nov 2 1909. One daughter Mrs. E.V. Hocum and two other sons, Willis and Bert survive. Also 4 grandchildren, Mrs. Walter Schacht, Lucille Hocum and Genevive Gollmar, (and Beatrice Gollmar) and one great granddaughter, little Virginia Schacht, all of Baraboo.


Death Certificate Volume 15 Page 165 Sauk County Courthouse

       Alice Gollmar 509 5th Avenue Baraboo WI Female White Widowed
       Born: August 24, 1852 NY Died November 10, 1923 71 years 2 months 16 days
       housewife Father: Edwin McCullough NY
               Mother: Eliza Williams NY

       Signed Bert Gollmar (son) Filed November 12, 1923

Marriage of daughter Elizabeth provided Edwin's middle name.

Elizabeth McCullough & William Kerr
His occupation is listed as Spinner
He was born in Milton Junction, Rock, Wisconsin

Married by Frances Rossiter - Minister of Gospel in Baraboo

His Parents: Benjamin & Martha Kerr

Her Parents: LaFayette & Eliza A. McCullough

Witnesses: George Fowler & Flora Hammitt



Any help with this family would be appreciated.


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