Dr. William S. Ely (1841-1911)

Friends and Acquaintances of Emily Sibley Watson:

Dr. Ely was a 2nd generation Rochester physician.  He began his training in his father's office, then enlisted in the 108th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.  He returned to Rochester in 1868, joining the staff of the City Hospital, where he would remain for 40 years.