Ellen was born in Scotland. Her birth date is not certain. The above date was on her death certificate. Ellen is the wife of Byron Kaye who was killed in an Mill explosion on 6 Mar 1865 in the city of Woodstock, Ontario Canada. She later removed to the United States and lived in Chicago. She and Byron had seven children. All who were born in Canada. Margaret Kaye Burgess, David S. Kaye, Byron Kaye,Rev. Alexander Kaye, Barbara J. Kaye Ogilvie, Anna G. Kaye Thompson Horn Park, Rev. James R. Kaye. Anna and James where twins born 3 months after their fathers death.