Louis Ely was born in September 1879 according to the US Federal Census of 1880, he lived with his parents, Charles E. Ely and mother, Lucy WIlliams, and brother Duane, who was 2 at the time. He married June 18, 1903, Harriet Isiletta Kilmartin in Johnstown, NY. His birthplace was listed as Elk Lake, Pennsylvania on the marriage license. He was a glover (there were many glove factories in Johnstown, and it was a first marriage for both. He must have died before 11 Sept 1904 , the date on which H. Isiletta remarried. Her marriage certificate says she is a widow. There were no known children by her first marriage. She had one child by her second. His brother Duane may have moved to Johnstown as well. There was a Devin Ely, born in PA, who lived in Johnstown in 1900 and was married to an Alice V. He is also a glover.