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STANTON Ellen

STANTON Ellen

Female 1850 - 1919  (69 years)

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  • Name STANTON Ellen 
    Nickname Nellie 
    Born 1850  Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Birth date is taken from her tombstone in Bloomington. However, census records show her born a year or two earlier. The census records consistently show her older than Elizabeth who was born in 1851, no doubt the girls were close in age but Nellie was the older of the two girls.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880  Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1880 census list the following

      Joseph Spence age 32 born in New York
      Nellie Spence, wife, age 30 born in Michigan
      George Spence, son, age 10 born in Michigan
      Helena Spence, daughter, age 8 born in Michigan
      James Spence, son, age 6 born in Michigan
      Anna Spence, daughter, age 1 born in Michigan
    Census 1900  Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1900 census list

      Joseph Spence age, 49
      Nellie Spence age, 48
      Emma E. Spence age 30
      Hellina Spence age 24
    Census 1910  Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1910 census list Nellie as a widow and living with an unknown Lena Spence age 38.
    Buried May 1919  St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Buried with Nellie are three of her children: James, Helena wife of John McCarthy and Emma wife of Theodore Moratz. As an additional piece of information to confirm this was Elizabeth's sister there was a niece Mrs.Moratz and Mrs. McCarthy and a nephew George Spence mentioned in Michael J's obituary.
    Died 8 May 1919  Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • St. Mary's cemetery records list Nellie's maiden name as Staunton, father Peter and mother Helen. Her date of death is listed as May 8, 1919 and she was the wife of Joseph "Joe" Spence. It also gives Nellie's birth as 1850.
    Person ID I54  Behen
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2009 

    Father STANTON Peter,   b. Abt 1810, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother RAYCRAFT\WEIR Helen,   b. 1815, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1837  [7, 8, 9
    • Marriage date is calculated from the date of birth of their first child Mary A. Stanton. Mary was born about 1839.
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SPENCE Joseph,   b. Jul 1850, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1900 and 1910  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1868  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    • In the 1900 census Nellie states she and Joseph had been married thirty years. The marriage date has been calculated from this information.
    Children 
     1. SPENCE George,   b. 9 Apr 1869, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1942  (Age 73 years)
     2. SPENCE Helena,   b. 1871,   d. 1939  (Age 68 years)
     3. SPENCE,   b. 11 Mar 1878, Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1878, Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. SPENCE Emma,   b. 1879,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. SPENCE James,   b. 16 Jun 1873, Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903  (Age 29 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Stanton Sisters
    Stanton Sisters
    Elizabeth Stanton Behen, wife of Michael and her sisters.

  • Sources 
    1. [S69] 1850 Madison, Lenawee, Michigan-Peter Stanton (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S104] Death Certificate-Nellie Spence (Stanton) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S98] 1880 Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI-Joseph Spence (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S96] 1900 Bloomington, McLean Co., IL-Joseph Spence (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S97] 1910 Bloomington, McLean Co., IL-Nellie Spence (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S13] Cemetery Records-St. Mary's Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S69] 1850 Madison, Lenawee, Michigan-Peter Stanton (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S104] Death Certificate-Nellie Spence (Stanton) (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S110] Death Certificate-Mary Ann Stanton O'Boyle (Reliability: 2).