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Ellen Anderson Kean
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1850
County Down, Northern Ireland
Death: Oct. 10, 1918
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Ellen was the first child of James and Sarah Jane (Patterson) Anderson that survived infancy. She was born in Ireland, Newtownards to be exact, although she claimed to be born in Scotland. Her family moved to Bridgton, Lanark, Scotland after 1855. James was a weaver and Bridgton is a suburb of Glascow. The family immigrated to Brussels, Huron, Ontario about 1860. Ellen died of pneumonia and advanced breast cancer.

Ellen married William Douglas, March 1, 1878, in Huron County, Ontario. They had six children. William abandoned the family and moved back to Canada. He is buried in Grey Township, Huron County, Ontario.

Ellen married Joseph Kean, February 12, 1907. He was a Civil War veteran that she met as a cook at the old soldiers' home in Chicago, Illinois. They never lived together. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Anderson (1831 - 1909)
  Sarah Jane Patterson Anderson (____ - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Sophia Rae Douglas Clark (1879 - 1956)*
  James Anderson Douglas (1882 - 1945)*
  Francis Smart Douglas (1884 - 1957)*
  Sarah Jane Douglas Kramer (1887 - 1969)*
  Mary Ellen Douglas Kenney (1889 - 1987)*
  George Wood Douglas (1892 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Anderson Kean (1850 - 1918)
  Elizabeth Anderson Derby (1861 - 1937)*
  Sarah Anderson Watson (1861 - 1923)*
  Annie Laura Anderson Thompson (1864 - 1938)*
  William James Anderson (1866 - 1923)*
  Jane Anderson Turner (1868 - 1947)*
  Jessie Anderson Scaife (1870 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 285 Section 16
 
Created by: Cynthia Krueger
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50364256
Ellen <i>Anderson</i> Kean
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