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Ella Lindsey Todd Canfield
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1846
Death: Sep. 4, 1893

Some sources state name was Eleanor. Aged 47y; poisoning. Born in Lexington, KY. Died in Bristol, RI.

Ella was the daughter of Levi Todd, Mary Todd Lincoln's older brother. Married John C. Canfield on Feb. 15, 1865, in Springfield, Ill. They had two children, ELLA S. and MAI L. Mr. Canfield was a merchant in Springfield.

Mrs. Edward D. Keys received the sad intelligence by wire yesterday that her sister, Mrs. Ella Todd Canfield had died in Bristol, R. I. Mrs. Canfield was 47 years of age and was born in Lexington, Ky. She was the widow of the late John Canfield, years ago a prominent merchant in this city. Mrs. Canfield had been living in the east about fourteen years. The only two immediate members of her family who survive her are Mrs. Ed D. Keys of this city and Miss Susie Todd of Lexington, Ky.

Mrs. Canfield was formerly Miss Ella Todd, of this city. She was married to John Canfield, who was for years a dry goods merchant on the west side of the square here. He and their two daughters are dead, and lie buried in Oak Ridge cemetery. Mrs. Canfield was for some time a clerk in one of the government offices at Washington, D. C.

Mrs. Canfield was well-known to a large circle of acquaintances here as a most excellent woman. Mrs. Canfield has relatives buried here and the remains will be brought to Springfield for interment. The funeral will take place from the residence of Edward D. Keys, corner of Seventh and Edwards street. IL State Journal/Register, Springfield, IL 9-5-1893 
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  Levi Oldham Todd (1816 - 1864)
  Louisa Searles Todd (____ - 1861)
  John Caldwell Canfield (1842 - 1880)*
  Nellie Stewart Canfield (1866 - 1885)*
  Mae LaTourette Canfield (1869 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 10, 191
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Feb 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24621683
Ella Lindsey <i>Todd</i> Canfield
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Ella Lindsey <i>Todd</i> Canfield
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Ella Lindsey <i>Todd</i> Canfield
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- GenealogyGirl
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014

- Ronda
 Added: Apr. 6, 2013
Rest in peace my 4th cousin 5x removed.
- Patricia Williams Curry
 Added: Jan. 2, 2013

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