Ellen VanValkenburgh

Ellen was twice widowed, a single mother of three, a business owner, and suffragette. These links will give you details about her. Below is the page from the Great Register that shows when Ellen finally registered to vote, with her daughter, Marion.

Ellen’s Trip to California

Susan B. Anthony’s speech of 1872 that mentions Ellen

1872 Court Decision for VanValkenburgh vs. Brown

Collection of articles from the Santa Cruz Weekly Sentinel

https://memories.beachboardwalk.com/grandma-van-beach-1906