|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1846|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 1917|
Elizabeth Ellen Lathrop dt/o Elijah B. Lathrop and Sarah A. Munson in Henderson Co., IL. "Ellen" Lathrop married at age 14 years to William Foster 15 Feb 1860 Oquawka, Henderson Co., IL. She was William Foster's second wife and 38 years younger than her first husband. His 1st wife Mandana Townsend dt/of Epenitus Townsend and Polly Stoughton 4 Feb. 1836 Hamilton Co., Ohio.
William and Elizabeth Ellen Foster had 9 children. The 9th child William M. Foster "Willie" born after fathers death in 19 Sep. 1879 Ionia, MI. Elizabeth Ellen Foster took all 8 children to Ionia, MI where her mother Sarah A. Johnson, step-father Lorenzo D. Johnson living, plus younger sister's and families.
Children by William Foster
George T. Foster
Cora Ann Foster
Viola C. Foster
Olive May Foster
Frank F. Foster (my grandfather)
Hattie M. Foster
Sarah Hazel "Sadie" Foster
Lucy J. Foster
William M. Foster "Willie" nee William H. Brown
(raised by Homer Brown and Catherine (Mickel), Fortner, Brown)
She married 2/h James Watts 24 Nov. 1881 Ionia, MI.
James H. Watts
Richard E. Watts called "Dick"
Married 3/h Elias J. Machlan-Machlin-Macklin 24 Oct. 1909 Muscatine, Iowa her ex-brother-in-law.
After Elias J. Machlan death a year later of tuberculosis in Monmouth, Warren Co. IL., Ellen moved back to Grand Rapids, MI.,and lived with daughter Viola C. Foster LaDow and husband Francis E. LaDow till her death.
Buried in Highland Park Cemetery, Ionia, MI near to daughter Lucy J. Stearns. No tombstone. Proof of burial
from old sexton burial records under name Elizabeth Macklin.
Elijah B. Lathrop (1819 - ____)
Sarah A Munson Johnson (1824 - 1903)
William Foster (1817 - 1879)
James Watts (1846 - 1890)*
Elias J. Machlan (1847 - 1910)*
George T Foster (1860 - 1936)*
Cora Ann Foster Herrick (1862 - 1933)*
Viola Captola Foster LaDow (1864 - 1946)*
Olie May Foster Mickle (1866 - 1901)*
Frank Freeman Foster (1869 - 1928)*
Hattie M. Foster Gray (1871 - 1941)*
Sarah Hazel Foster McCrickett (1874 - 1953)*
Lucy J. Foster Stearnes (1876 - 1914)*
William H Brown (1879 - 1953)*
James H Watts (1883 - 1925)*
Richard Ernest Watts (1889 - 1921)*
Elizabeth Ellen Lathrop Macklin (1846 - 1917)
Sarah Arminda Lathrop Donnelly (1849 - 1916)*
Martha M Lathrop Leak (1851 - 1904)*
Note: No tombstone on her grave.
Highland Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 2, Lot 126
Created by: Diane L. Webb
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70797691