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Ella Y. York Hamlin
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1858
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1940
Shelby County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Howland J. Hamlin, widow of a former attorney general of Illinois, died Monday afternoon April 15, at 2:15 o'clock at her home in Shelbyville. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the family residence, conducted by Rev. Leland Lawrence, pastor of the Shelbyville Methodist church. Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville. Ella York was born in Windsor, Dec. 17, 1858 to Dr. and Mrs. Eli York. She was married to H. J. Hamlin, June 8, 1876. He had recently come from New York to teach in the Windsor schools. A little later Mr. and Mrs. Hamlin moved to Shelbyville, where Mr. Hamlin studied law, was admitted to practice and became one of the outstanding ‘jury' trial lawyers in Central Illinois, and was later elected attorney general of the state. Five children were born to the Hamlins. One died in infancy, Bert, J. Y. and Mrs. Agnes Mertens have passed away, leaving J. H. Hamlin, Jr., of Shelbyville, sole survivor of the family, except seven grandchildren of the family. A sister, Mrs. James Bristley, resides in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Windsor Gazette - 18 Apr 1940 
 
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 Parents:
  Eli York (1830 - 1897)
  Lydia Elizabeth Mooberry York (1837 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Howland J. Hamlin (1851 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  Bert Hamlin (1876 - 1911)*
  Agnes H. Hamlin Mertens (1878 - 1935)*
  Howland Joseph Hamlin (1883 - 1946)*
  Mary Hol Hamlin (1890 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Shelbyville
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Eileen Bridges
Record added: Oct 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60179399
Ella Y. <i>York</i> Hamlin
Added by: Eileen Bridges
 
Ella Y. <i>York</i> Hamlin
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