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Eleanor C. "Ellen" Swan

Female 1843 - 1925


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  • Name  Eleanor C. "Ellen" Swan  [1, 2
    Nickname  Ellen 
    Born  Jul 1843  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Researcher Joy Conwell reports she was also known as "Ellen."
    Census  1850  Florence Township (Historical), Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Eleanor Swan, age 6, female, born in Ohio, attended school within 1850
    Iowa State Census  1854  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Record for: McConnell J. Swan: Females: 4: Nancy Agnes (Rouse) Swan, Rachel Swan, Eliza Jane Swan, Eleanor C. Swan, Martha "Mattie" Swan
    Iowa State Census  1856  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Elenor C. Swan, age 13, female, had lived 9 years in Iowa, born in Ohio
    Census  1860  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Eleanor C. Swan, age 18, female, born in Ohio, attended school during census year
    Census  1880  Grove Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Elinor C. Green, white, female, age 37, wife, married, occupation keeping house, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in New York
    Iowa State Census  1895  Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Elnor C. Green, age 52, born in Ohio, white, living in Holt Township
    Census  1900  Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Elenaz C. Green, wife, white, female, born in July 1843, age 56, married, married for 39 years, mother of 4 children, 4 of these children living, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Pennsylvania, could read, could write, could speak English
    Census  1910  Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • (Living with her son, James, and his family:) Eleninor (sic) Green, mother, female, white, age 66, widowed, mother of 7 children, 3 of those children living, birthplace Ohio, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Pennsylvania, could speak English, occupation none, could read, could write
    Census  1915  Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Card Number: 113, female, white, widowed, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 69, Eleanor Green, age 71, Taylor County, post office address: Corning, Holt, birth place: Ohio, did not own home or farm, church affiliation Presbyterian, father's birthplace: Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania, signed by assessor: Louis Cotter
    Census  1920  Lenox, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • (Widowed, living with her daughter and son-in-law, Laura and William Stevens:) Ella Green, mother, female, white, age 76, widowed, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Pennsylvania, could speak English
    Iowa State Census  1925  Grove Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • (Living with her daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Will Stevens:) Ella Green, mother, female, white, age 81, widowed, number of years in the U.S.: 81, number of years in Iowa: 81, attended rural school, highest reader attained: 4th grade, could read, could write, place of birth: Ohio, name of father: James Swan, father's birthplace: Pennsylvania, name of mother: Nancy Rouse, mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania, mother's age at last birthday: Pennsylvania, church affiliation: Presbyeterian
    Research 
    • According to the 1900 census, she had had four children, but according to the 1910 census, she'd had seven. If three children died in infancy, it is possible they were left off by the 1900 census taker inadvertently.
    Died  1925  [4
    Buried  Gravity Washington Cemetery, Washington Township, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I10812  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  James McConnell "Mack" Swan,   b. 9 Apr 1815, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1867, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy Agnes Rouse,   b. 20 Jan 1819, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1875, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  1834  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Married  Mar 1837 
    Moved  1846  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 16
    Ohio 
    Family ID  F3896  Group Sheet

    Family  Edwin Putnam Green,   b. 5 Jul 1833, Meigs Township, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1902, Gravity, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Dec 1862  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Green, Edwin P.; Spouse: Swan, Ellen C.; Marriage Date: 25 December 1862; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Issue 
    • There may be an eighth child, another infant son, buried at Elmwood Cemetery near Morning sun.
    Children 
     1. James M. Green,   b. Oct 1863, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1943
     2. Charles S. Green,   b. 9 Feb 1865, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1875
     3. Laura Bell Green,   b. 5 Feb 1867, near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1947, Lenox, Taylor County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Benjamine F. Green,   b. 20 Apr 1869, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1878, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. (Infant Son - 39609) Green,   d. Bef 1880
     6. Nancy J. Green,   b. Mar 1876, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907
     7. Thomas M. Green,   b. 15 Nov 1879, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1911
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F4112  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Conwell, Joy Lynn (Ferguson) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S30] Louisa County, Iowa - Louisa County History 1911, Arthur Springer, (The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1911, Chicago, Illinois), pages 127-128 (Reliability: 3).
      Republished online at the Louisa County, Iowa Genealogical Society committee of the Louisa County Historical Society at URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ialcgs/bio_st.htm (2/2008)

    3. [S366] 1850 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 111(B), Florence Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumerated on August 26, 1850

    4. [S915] Taylor County, Iowa (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).
      URL (12/2003): http://www.rootsweb.com/~iataylor/burials/index.htm

    5. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa; enumeration district: 121, supervisor's district: 8, sheet number: 4B, page number: 98; enumeration date: June 12, 1900

    6. [S8174] 1854 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; page 1 of 2; Roll: IA_122

    7. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; pages 228-229; Roll: IA_59

    8. [S451] 1860 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 111, Sheet Number: 889, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Post Office: Morning Sun; enumerated on July 13, 1860

    9. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Grove Township, Taylor County, Iowa; Page (4) 33, Supervisor's District 3, Enumeration District 213, Sheet 36D; Enumerated on June 10, 1880

    10. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa

    11. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Holt Township, Taylor County, Iowa; enumeration district: 134, supervisor's district: 8, sheet number: 6A, page number: 94; enumeration date: March 2, 1910

    12. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Holt Township PO Corning Taylor County Iowa; Roll: IA1915_471

    13. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Lenox R.D., Grove Township, Taylor County, Iowa; enumeration district: 143; supervisor's district: 8, sheet number: 2A, page number: 194; enumeration date: January 5, 1920

    14. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Grove Township, Taylor County, Iowa; Roll IA1925_1960

    15. [S1952] World Connect - Green-Rogers Family: :2965748, (last updated: 2004-08-24 21:47:31 UTC (Tue), contact: Diane Green) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S534] Online Record, http://www.rootsweb.com/%7Eialcgs/lccsubs.htm (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).