(1857 - 1952)
Mary Schenck Sparks Ellison was active/lived in Kansas.
Biography Mary Ellison
Ellison, Mary Schenck Sparks. b.Whitestown, IN, 1857; d.1952 . Quiltmaker. Family moved to Leavenworth County in 1870. Produced over 300 quilts. Lived in Effingham, Muscotah, Topeka, Oskaloosa, and Grantville.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.