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Elinor Clara "Nellie" Durkee McTighe
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Birth: Feb., 1880
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1965
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Called Nellie in her youth, Elinor was the daughter of Albert and Elizabeth Lynch Durkee. Born and raised in WI, she taught school until moving to WA with her parents.

She taught at Franklin HS in Tacoma in 1911 and continued this occupation for her entire working career. On June 27, 1916 she married John McTighe. They had three children.

Elinor was a member of the Retired Teachers Assn. of Tacoma and the National Education Assn. At the end of her life, she was living in Spokane WA. When she died, her funeral and internment was in Tacoma. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Albert S. Durkee (1845 - 1915)
  Elizabeth Lynch Durkee (1850 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  John Joseph McTighe (1882 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Donald C McTighe (1919 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice F Durkee LeBelle (1868 - 1949)*
  Allen Durkee (1870 - 1949)*
  Etta Mary Durkee Beacraft (1873 - 1969)*
  Elinor Clara Durkee McTighe (1880 - 1965)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Remember
Originally Created by: Kathy Stroope Veasey
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96015295
Elinor Clara Nellie <i>Durkee</i> McTighe
Added by: Kathy Stroope Veasey
 
Elinor Clara Nellie <i>Durkee</i> McTighe
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