|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1896|
|Death: ||May 16, 1969|
Mrs. Eli E. McLellan
Services for Mrs. Mary Knees McLellan, 72, wife of Eli E. McLellan, of 60 Leland street, who died Friday in St. Vincent's hospital, will take place Monday at 2 p.m. in the Albert W. Spear funeral home, 1222 Fairfield avenue, with the Rev. Frank Vietze, pastor of Bethany Congregational church, officiating. Burial will be in Lawncroft cemetery, Fairfield.
Born in Bridgeport, Mrs. McLellan had been a lifelong resident of the city. She was a member of Rhea chapter 105 for 25 years, a member of the Council of Church Women and Key Woman of Bethany Women's guild for 25 years, OES, and the Women's Auxiliary of the Bridgeport YMCA.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, are a son, Robert E. McLellan of Bridgeport; two daughters, Mrs. E. Perry Cummings of Milford and Mrs. George Herman of Stratford; a brother, William Knees of Bridgeport; 12 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mary married Eli Ernest McLellan 18 Oct 1915 in Bridgeport CT. Mary and Eli had 4 children, 14 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Their children were Ernest (1917-1953), Gertrude (1918-2008), Robert (1920-2001) and Myrtle (1922-2013). All of their children were born in Bridgeport CT.
Albert Wilhelm Knees (1864 - 1933)
Mary Elizabeth Wentz Knees (1863 - 1947)
Eli Ernest McLellan (1894 - 1978)
Ernest William McLellan (1917 - 1953)*
Gertrude Mary McLellan Cumming (1918 - 2008)*
Robert Edward McLellan (1920 - 2001)*
Myrtle Grace McLellan Herman (1922 - 2013)*
Mary Louise Knees McLellan (1896 - 1969)
William Albert Knees (1898 - 1982)*
George Edward Knees (1899 - 1963)*
Emma E. Knees Longo (1905 - 1952)*
Created by: Bob McLellan
Record added: May 31, 2012
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