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Ellen Hastings

Ellen Hastings

Female 1860 - 1888  (27 years)

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  • Name Ellen Hastings  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 15 Sep 1860  La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Mar 1888  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Camp Cem, Pontiac, Livingston Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4255  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2017 

    Father George Hastie / Hastings,   b. 1 Jan 1815, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1878, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Helen Rae,   b. 21 Feb 1819, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 18841884, La Prairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1839  Southdean, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F1529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Wilson,   b. 25 Dec 1849, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1932, Livingston Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1879  [1, 7, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Hattie Belle Wilson,   b. 15 May 1880,   d. 2 Mar 1969  (Age 88 years)
     2. Mary Wilson,   b. 23 Dec 1881,   d. 17 Feb 1884  (Age 2 years)
    +3. Charles E. Wilson,   b. 6 Feb 1884, Esmen Twsp, Livingston Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1936, Pontiac, Livingston Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Lizzie L. Wilson,   b. 24 May 1886,   d. 14 Jul 1970  (Age 84 years)
     5. Nellie Wilson,   b. 23 Feb 1888,   d. 18 Jun 1959  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1860, the census shows her parents "Geo." Hastings, 46, and "Ellen," 41; "Wm," 19; and "Geo," 17; all born in Scotland; and Illinois-born [sic] children "C," 15; "Jane," 13; "Is," 11; "Eliz," 9; "Jas," 7; Mary, 5; and "Allen," 1, [sic; Ellen, who was listed as a male]. 1860 U.S. Census, Laprairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL (M 653, Roll 210, stamped p. 184).
    • The 1880 census records Ellen, 20, the second wife of William Wilson, 33, a farmer born in Scotland, living with their 1 month old, unnamed baby daughter [Hattie Belle], and two sons from William's prior marriage: John, 7; and "Alex.", 4. Living with them was her mother "Ellen" Hastings, 61, born in Scotland. 1880 U.S. Census, Esmen Twsp, Livingston Cnty, IL (T 9, Roll 226, stamped p. 167 D).
    • In Florence McCuen Strohm's History of the Hastings-McCuen Family, she notes that Ellen's sister Mary died of T.B. at the age of 21, and her husband William thereafter married Ellen.

  • Sources 
    1. [S760] IL Census 1880, Livingston|, Illinois, Livingston Cnty, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T9, Roll 226, p. 167D). .

    2. [S132] Tombstone|, Tombstone.

    3. [S1056] Hastings-McCuen|, Florence M. McCuen Strohm, The History of the Hastings-McCuen Family (1772-1995), (Florence M. Strohm (1995)[unpublished, unpaginated booklet, based on personal knowledge; 20 pages]).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), 113036141.

    5. [S965] Scotland Marriages|, Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910, (Genealogical Soc'y of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1771074), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYQB-JZD.

    6. [S298] Kendall Cnty IL History|, N. Bateman & P. Selby, HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ILLINOIS AND HISTORY OF KENDALL COUNTY, (Munsell Publishing Co., Chicago, IL : 1914), p. 960.

    7. [S4] Hastings|, D. Gale Hastings, "Family History Chart", (D. Gale Hastings : 12 Nov 1995).

    8. [S1051] Ancestry Tree - McCuen, Mary McCuen, Mary McCuen Family Tree, (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/83473720/listofallpeople/).

    9. [S966] IL Marriages 1810-1934|, Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934, (Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803970), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFL4-H3J .

    10. [S103] FindaGrave, (www.FindAGrave.com), 113019872.

    11. [S1056] Hastings-McCuen|, Florence M. McCuen Strohm, The History of the Hastings-McCuen Family (1772-1995), (Florence M. Strohm (1995)[unpublished, unpaginated booklet, based on personal knowledge; 20 pages]), 113036141.