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Ely, Wesley Allen (“Ally”)

Personal Information
Last Name Ely
First Name Wesley
Middle Name Allen ("Ally")
Maiden Name
Death Date 2/28/1899
Birth Date 12/30/1880
Obituary Source Martinsville Republican, March 2 & 9, 1899
Source Information Cemetery index/Diary of Elam Harvey
Cemetery West Newton
Family Information
Survived By Parents, Levi Whitton and Sarah Ely; 5 brothers; one sister.
Other Age 18. Accidentally shot by brother, Ernest Ely, age 22, near Landersdale. Removed from vault at West Newton and buried March 30, 1899. Born in Hendricks Co., near Danville. [From the Diary of Elam Harvey for March 1, 1899: "Bro. Ely's son was shot yesterday by the accidental discharge of a gun in the hands of his brother."]
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