23 May 1818–9 Sept. 1903. Printer, farmer. Born in Waddington, Yorkshire, England. Son of Matthew Ellison and Jane Wilson. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Joseph Fielding, 6 Jan. 1838, near Preston, Lancashire, England. Married Alice Pilling, 4 Feb. 1841. Immigrated to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, Feb. 1841. Ordained a seventy, by Dec. 1844. Moved to St. Louis, by June 1850. Arrived in Salt Lake Valley, 13 Sept. 1852. Moved to Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah Territory, Oct. 1853. Served as stake high counselor and patriarch. Served as Davis Co. selectman. Ordained a high priest by George Q. Cannon, 18 June 1877. Died in Kaysville.