When Alanson Ely was born on 5 July 1806, in Marshall, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Ely, was 39 and his mother, Eunice Morley, was 36. He married Eveline Frasier on 11 October 1827, in Marshall, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1850 and Berlin, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died on 20 September 1862, in Waukau, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 56.
English: habitational name from Ely, a cathedral city on an island in the fens north of Cambridge, so named from Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + gē ‘district’.
English, French, and Breton (Finistère): from the Middle English, Old French personal name Elie, Hely (Elijah in the King James Bible); see Ellis and Elias .
English: variant of Healey .