Griselda Ellis

1870- Sept 8, 1949

*NJ Death Index starts again in 1950, mentioned in Bernardsville News “Griselda Ellis of Newark” Aug 12, 1948

She considered herself “Newark born and bred”. Appointed Principal of the Girls Vocational School in 1914 and remained so until her retirement in 1927.

Previous work: From at least 1890-1900 she was an Assistant Teacher at Camden Street School. By 1904 she was a Model and Critic Teacher at the Newark Normal School, a position which she held until 1914.

Sept 9, 1949 Newark News, pg 38


“Basking Ridge” Bernardsville News Aug 12, 1948

Wingert, Dorothea. “Teacher Would Teach Again If She Had Life to Live Over” Newark Sunday Call Jul 4, 1926

Census records

Board of Education Reports, 1890, 1904

“Names School Head” Montclair Times Jul 31, 1926

New Jersey, U.S., Episcopal Diocese of Newark Church Records, 1809-1816, 1825-1970

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