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Ellen Nellie Ireland Hotaling
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Birth: May 22, 1856
New Bedford
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1946
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA

Ellen was the second of four children born to Thomas Ireland, b. Mar. 10, 1812 in Washington, PA. and d. in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. &
Sophia Walters, b. in in NC and d. Aug. 20, 1862 at Lake Shetek, MN.
Sophia was his second wife. (Thomas was married previously to Sarah Harrison). 39 yr. old Thomas Ireland and Sophia Walters married Nov. 03, 1851 in New Bedford, Bureau, IL.

*Note: Sophia Walters Ireland was slain in an Indian attack along with five other adults and nine children at Lake Shetek, Murray Co., MN. Sally's husband, Tommy Ireland, was badly wounded and left for dead by the Indians. Their daughters, Sarah Jane, age 5 and Julie, age 3 were shot and killed. Ellen Nellie and Rose were taken captive, and sometime later, ponies were traded with the Indians for their release.
Thomas Ireland: Came to the lake in 1861, with his wife and four children. He was wounded at Slaughter Slough and left for dead by the Indians, but he was able to escape. He reached New Ulm, after walking 75 miles, and going 5 days without food. Two of his daughters were taken captive by Chief Redwood, but were released at Pierre. His wife and other two daughters were killed after they surrendered at Slaughter Slough.

Thomas and Sally Ireland's children were:
1) Rose Ireland, died May 15, 1936 in Missoula, MO.
2 Ellen Nellie Ireland, b. May 22, 1856 in New Bedford, Bureau, IL. and d. Feb. 02, 1945 in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN.
3) Sarah Jane Ireland, b. 1857 and d. Aug. 20, 1862 in Lake Shetak, Murray Co., MN.
4) Julianne Ireland, b. 1859 and d. Aug. 20, 1862 in Lake Shetak, Murray Co., MN.

On Jan. 09, 1867, 54 yr. old widow, Thomas Ireland married a third time, to Sally Smith, in Murray County, MN.
When Sally died in 1885, Thomas married a fourth time, to Sarah Underwood.

In the May 1, 1875 Minnesota, Territorial and State Census, 63 yr. old Thomas, b. in PA. was shown as living in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. with his
56 yr. old (third) wife, Sally, b. in NY,
21 yr. old daughter Rose, b. in IL. and
20 yr. old daughter, Ellen, b. in IL.
Thomas' parents were b. in Ireland.

In the 1880 U.S. census, 24 yr. old 'Ella' Ireland, b. abt.
1856 in IL., was living in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. with her
68 yr. old father, Thomas Ireland, a farmer, b. in PA.
62 yr. old stepmother, Salley Ireland, b. in NY.
Thomas' father was b. in Ireland and his mother in Prussia.

Ellen Nellie Ireland married Albert C. Hotaling.
Their children were:
1) Charles Albert Hotaling, b. Nov. 22, 1884 in Mankato, MN.
2) Emma Mae Hotaling, b. Dec. 31, 1886 in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN., and d. Jun. 1977 in St Peter, Nicollet, MN.
3) Nellie Rose Hotaling, b. Aug. 15, 1892 in Mankato, MN

In the 1900 U.S. census, 44 yr. old Ellen Hotaling, b. May 1856 in IL., was living in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. with her
45 yr. old husband, Albert C. Hotaling, a lather, b. Oct., 1854 in IL.
15 yr. old son, Charlie Hotaling, a farm laborer, b. Nov. 1884 in MN.
13 yr. old daughter, Emma Hotaling, b. Dec. 1886 in MN.
7 yr. old daughter, Millie Hotaling, b. Aug. 1892 in MN.
Albert and Elen married in 1884 and had been married for 16 yrs.
Both of Albert's parents were born in IL.
Ellen's father was b. in PA. and her mother in IL.
Ellen was the mother of three children, all of whom were still alive by this census.

In the 1905 Minnesota Territorial and State census,
47 yr. old Ellen Hotaling, b. in IL. was living in MN. with her
50 yr. old husband, Albert, a lather
20 yr. old Charley, a laborer, b. in MN.
12 yr. old Nellie, b. in MN.
Both of Albert's parents were b. in NY.

In the 1910 U.S census, 51 yr. old E. N. Hotaling, b. abt. 1859 in IL., was living in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. with her
55 yr. old husband, A.C. Hotaling, a lather in the housing industry, b. in IL.
This was a first marriage for both, and they had been married for 25 yrs. Ellen was the mother of three children, all still alive by this census.
Both of Ellen's parents were born in OH.
Both of Albert's parents were b. in NY.

In the 1920 U.S. census, 62 yr. old Ellen N. Hotaling, b. abt. 1858 in IL., was living in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. with her
65 yr. old husband, Albert C. Hotaling, a lather working for a contractor, b. in IL.
Ellen's father was b. in OH. and her mother in IL.
Both of Albert's parents were b. in NY.

In the 1930 U.S. census, 73 yr. old Ellen N. Hotaling, b.
abt. 1857 in IL., was living in Mankato, Blue Earth, MN. with her
75 yr. old husband, Albert C. Hotaling, b. in IL.
Ellen's father was b. in OH. and her mother in IL.
Both of Albert's parents were b. in NY.
Albert was 29 yrs. old and Ellen was 27 yrs. old when they married.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sophia Waters Ireland (____ - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Albert C. Hotaling (1854 - 1951)*
 
 Children:
  Emma Mae Hotaling Barr Fiedler (1886 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Roseanna Ireland VanAlstine (1852 - 1936)*
  Ellen Nellie Ireland Hotaling (1856 - 1946)
  Sarah Jane Ireland (1857 - 1862)*
  Julianne Ireland (1859 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Minneopa Cemetery
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Chloe
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65789544
Ellen Nellie <i>Ireland</i> Hotaling
Added by: Sandy Bachmeyer
 
Ellen Nellie <i>Ireland</i> Hotaling
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- Chloe
 Added: Apr. 23, 2012

- Sandy Bachmeyer
 Added: Apr. 23, 2012
 
 
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