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Elizabeth Howland Legge
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1808
Gananoque
Ontario, Canada
Death: Dec. 11, 1884
Clermont
Fayette County
Iowa, USA

Elizabeth was born to parents Thomas Funge Howland and Susan Gordon Spicer in 1808 in the Gananoque area of Leeds and Grenville Ontario. She married Ambrose Legge of New York on the 20th of December 1826. Ambrose and Elizabeth had 3 daughters and 6 sons all born in "Western" or "Upper" Canada between 1830 and 1848. The family immigrated to Boone, Illinois around 1849 where they lived at least 10 years. Between years 1861 and 1862 with several children out on their own now, they moved to Fredricksburg area in Iowa. Ambrose joined the Civil War effort in 1862 and Elizabeth stayed in Iowa. Ambrose returned in 1864 where he and Elizabeth lived with their youngest son William in Clermont, Fayette, Iowa. They all died here in this area. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ambrose Legge (1803 - 1867)
 
 Children:
  Ambrose B Legge (1833 - 1902)*
  Joshua H Legge (1835 - 1903)*
  Otis Legge (1838 - 1925)*
  Thomas Legge (1843 - 1917)*
  William Legge (1848 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ELIZABETH
Died Dec 11, 1884
Aged 76 Years 10 Months 11 Days
 
Burial:
Gods Acres Cemetery
Clermont
Fayette County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 36
 
Created by: James Trussell-Crouse
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92482527
Elizabeth <i>Howland</i> Legge
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Elizabeth <i>Howland</i> Legge
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