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Ella A. Boyden Crouch
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1853
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1881
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

"The Sabbath Recorder", Vol 37, No 40, p 5, Oct. 6, 1881.

In Tiskilwa, Ill., Sept 17, 1881, of consumption, Ella, wife of Ansel Crouch, aged 28 years. Married Nov. 4th 1870 Henry, Marshall County, Illinois.

She made a profession of religion when about eighteen years of age, and united with the Southampton Seventh-day Baptist Church, continuing a member until the angel of death called her to come up higher.

She longed to go, but in the family casket were four jewels it was hard to leave. She had polished, cherished, and cared for them so tenderly here that she would fain lay them as a glad offering at her Savior's feet.

Scarlet fever came into the little band and bore Artie, the second child, aged 9 years, home one day in advance of his loving mother.

The burden of the little sufferer's prayer during his four days' illness was that his mother might live until Sabbath-day, so he could go to heaven with her.

She lived until 2 o'clock Sabbath morning. His song of welcome may have been the first that greeted her as she stepped on the golden shore of eternity. A. H.

Father: Erastus P Boyden
Born: February 16, 1853 in Pelham, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Died ?

Mother: Mary R Dunbar
Born: Massachusetts
Died September 10, 1969 in Atkinson, Henry County, Illinois

Family links: 
  Ansel Crouch (1839 - 1926)*
  Ansel Boyden Crouch (1871 - 1955)*
  Arthur Phineas Crouch (1872 - 1881)*
  Reta I. Crouch (1874 - 1958)*
  Orton P. Crouch (1876 - 1881)*
*Calculated relationship
w/o Ansel
28y 5m 3d
West Hallock Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Tracy Kyle
Record added: May 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36995308
Ella A. <i>Boyden</i> Crouch
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