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 Elmira1440-1397 McCullan, Edward 33 M Spinner $100 NY1826/7) Eliza 33 F NY Mary E 12 F NY(1848) Loraine C 10 F NY(1850) Alice A 8 F NY
On the 1870 Baraboo Wisconsin Census (daughter Elizabeth Kerr is right before them)
EL Mc Cullough 44 M WWool CardisBorn NY(1826) EA McCullough44 FWHomemakerBorn NY Alice McCullough 17 F WBorn 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 NY1849 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 ALLENSelfMMaleW37NYWoolen ManufacturerPANY Abba J. ALLENWifeMFemaleW37NJKeeping HouseNYNJ Clarence B. ALLENSonSMaleW10WIAt SchoolNYNJ **** Edwin L. MCCULLOUGHOtherMMaleW41NYWorks In Woolen MillWEST INDIESCT ?????????????(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 CertificateVolume 15 Page 165Sauk County Courthouse
Alice Gollmar509 5th AvenueBaraboo WIFemale WhiteWidowed Born:August 24, 1852NYDied November 10, 192371 years 2 months 16 days housewifeFather:Edwin McCulloughNY Mother:Eliza WilliamsNY
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