Ella Longyear

29 August 1856–30 September 1931 (Age 75)
Chichester, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Longyear was born on 29 August 1856, in Chichester, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Abraham Longyear, was 37 and her mother, Nancy Hull, was 29. She married Montgomery Shultis on 26 September 1878, in Woodstock, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shandaken, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States in 1920 and Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 30 September 1931, in Chichester, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Montgomery Shultis
Ella Longyear
Marriage: 26 September 1878
Edward L. Shultis
Frank Lester Shultis
Herbert Romaine Shultis
Nellie May Shultis

Spouse and Children

26 September 1878
Woodstock, Ulster, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ella Longyear in household of Abram Longyear, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ella Longyer in household of Abram Longyer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ella Shultis in household of Montgomry Shultis, "United States Census, 1880"

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