Marvin T. Ellinwood
The History of Ogle County, Illinois, 1878
Ellinwood, Marvin T. of the firm Ellinwood & Scranton, dealers in Hardware, stoves, etc., Washington Street, corner Brice, res. corner Brice and Lafayette Streets; born in Cambridge, Camille Co., Vt., July 18, 1831; came to Chicago in Aug. 1845; lived there until 1850, when he removed to Rockford, where he resided until he came to Rochelle in 1857; was in the dry goods business in Rockford; been carrying on the hardware business ever since he came here. Mr. E. was a member of the school board several years; is now serving as alderman; he was one of the incorporators of the First National Bank, and was president of the bank three years; Married Anna Brice Dec. 7, 1854; she was born in Washington, Washington Co., Penn.; they have five children; one son died in infancy; the living are: Charles M., Mary L., Grace, and Robert L.; Charles M. is professor in the Scientific and Preparatory Department of the Northwestern University, at Evanston, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. E., two daughters and one son are members of the M.E. Church.
Contributed by Peg Arnold
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