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Helen Duett Ellison HuntJ. W. Ellison was born Sept. 22, 1841, in the Republic of Texas. At age 20, he was part of the Texas Rangers fighting marauding Indians. In 1861, he enlisted with the 6th Texas Volunteer Cavalry and fought against Sherman’s march through Georgia. Shortly after mustering out of the Confederate Army, he ...

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