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Ellen Augusta Ostrander Sims
Birth: Sep. 7, 1846
St. Clair County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1918
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Ellen Augusta Ostrander married Frederick Sims in 1865, and they made their home in Romulus, Michigan, where Fred owned a farm. Fred and Ellen had nine children, who are recorded in the Sims Family Bible as follows:

William b. 12 Jul 1868
John b. 25 Jan 1870
Janet b. 14 Feb 1872
Frederick b. 25 Apr 1873
Anna b. 25 Aug 1875
Jessie b. 18 Dec 1878
Maud b. 12 Sep 1879
George b. 12 Oct 1880
Ella G. b. 4 Oct 1883

Ellen passed away in 1918 and is buried at William Ganong Cemetery in Westland, Michigan. Buried with her in the Frederick Sims Family Plot are husband Fred and daughters Anna and Jessie.

Her children Janet, John and Frederick, who all died very young are likely buried in the same family plot, however no official record of their burial has been located.

Also buried at Ganong Cemetery in his own family plot is her son William and his wife Etta.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John C Ostrander (1816 - 1885)
  Ann Ostrander (____ - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Frederick Sims (1838 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  William Sims (1867 - 1917)*
  Anna Louise Sims Peters (1875 - 1949)*
  Jessie May Sims Zedeck (1876 - 1950)*
  George Sims (1881 - 1962)*
  Ella Goldie Sims Baxter (1883 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Ann Ostrander Spence (1842 - 1917)*
  Emma Ostrander Blanchard (1844 - 1916)*
  Ellen Augusta Ostrander Sims (1846 - 1918)
  Alonzo F Ostrander (1848 - 1927)*
  Sarah Angelina Ostrander Mills (1854 - 1898)*
  Eudorah Frances Ostrander Bennett (1857 - 1911)**
  Edward W Ostrander (1859 - 1933)**
  Effie Ostrander Willard (1862 - 1925)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Year of birth is shown as 1845 on death certificate, which conflicts with headstone inscription of 1846.
 
Burial:
William Ganong Cemetery
Westland
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Frederick Sims Family Plot - top of hill near back of cemetery.
 
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Originally Created by: Jack Ballsinski
Record added: Apr 12, 2001
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