|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1922|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1983|
Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950 for Ollie Ellen Sellwood
Name: Ollie Ellen Sellwood
Birthplace: Iowa, United States
Father's Name: Malen Sellwood
Mother's Name: Helen Myers
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10032-2
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1871070
Reference Number: 1174
Sellwood Name: Ollie Sellwood
Birth Date: abt 1921
Marriage Date: 5 May 1939
Marriage Location: Schuyler County, MO
Marriage County: Schuyler
Spouse Name: James Lanigan
Spouse Age: 21
I finally found your family Mom. Pictured is Lennsford Ellis dad to your dad Malen Lennsford Ellis Adams who was taken in by the John Quincy Adams family and raised from the age of 3 months as his mother had died.
**Click on image's for best view. In third photo, I am on the extreme right side. I am the blonde and still am!
Daughter of Malen Lensford Ellis Adams Sellwood and Helen Myers. Helen was the daughter of Ollie McCarty and James Myers of Keosaqua. She was sometimes called Hallie~~
Obituary in the Davenport,Iowa Scott County:
Resident of Ottumwa Wapello County, Iowa
OLLIE E. LANIGAN, 60 of Davenport, Iowa died at
7 a.m. February 18, at Osteopathic Hospital in Davenport,Iowa. She was born July 15, 1922 in Keosaqua Iowa to MALEY and HELEN MYERS SELLWOOD. She lived in Ottumwa,Iowa at 928 Pershing Avenue until moving to Davenport,Iowa in 1951. She married JAMES MATTHEW LANIGAN may 05, 1939 in Lancaster, Missouri.
Survivors; her husband; daughters, MARY ELLEN REISENAUER of San Bruno,California; ANNA LANIGAN of Davenport,Iowa; and HELEN MARTZAHN also of Davenport,Iowa. Son,JAMES MITCHELL LANIGAN preceeded her in death in 1971.
She had 3 grandchildren, KIMBER and MARK REISENAUER of San Bruno, California; and SHARON MARTZAHN of Davenport, Iowa. Sister's MAXINE SONGER of Ottumwa,Iowa; and MABEL SONGER of Ottumwa,Iowa; A half sister ALICE EATON of Ottumwa,Iowa; brother's, JAMES SELLWOOD of Portland,Oregon;
and MALEY SELLWOOD of Ottumwa,Iowa; and a half-brother ROY BENNETT of Ottumwa,Iowa.
Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with the Rev. William Wiebler of St Mary's Church
officiating. Burial Calvary Cemetery of Ottumwa
Memorial: American Heart Association c/9 Victoria Yetley, 1332 N. Elm St in Ottumwa, Iowa or may be left at the funeral home. Visitation, after 7:00 p.m. Sunday.
Malen Lensford (Louis) Ellis Adams Sellwood (1902 - 1938)
Helen Myers Sellwood Bennett (1903 - 1977)
James Matthew Lanigan (1918 - 1997)
Baby Girl Lanigan*
James Mitchell Lanigan (1941 - 1978)*
Anna Marie Lanigan (1944 - 2010)*
Plot: 38-2 2nd addition
Created by: IRISH EYES ARE SMILING
Record added: Oct 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7959492