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Ellinor Anna "Ella/Ellen" Spires Lehnherr
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1862
Calistoga
Napa County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1944
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Ella's mother was a survivor of the tragic Donner Party saga.

Ella and Tell had five children:

Alice Olive (b. 20 April 1889, Bandon, Coos Co., OR; d. Sept. 1972, Eugene, Lane Co., OR); Alice m. David Eli Norcross 11 Aug. 1909 by H.M. Branham, Methodist Episcopal South Minister at her parents home in Myrtle Point, OR. The transcription of the marriage record shows her middle initial to be "E." Her husband d. 5 Sept. 1978, Eugene, OR.

Mary Catherine (Kate) (b. 30 April 1891, Myrtle Point, OR; d. 14 Feb. 1972, Brookings, Curry Co. OR); she m. Charles Henry Bailey, Jr. 1 June 1916 in Port Orford, Curry Co., Oregon. She and Charles are buried in the Rogue River Cemetery, Gold Beach, Curry Co., Oregon.

William Tell, Jr. (b. 20 Oct. 1893, Myrtle Point, OR; d. 13 Jan. 1972, Riverside, Riverside Co., CA);

Dorothy Genevieve (Dot), (b. 12 Sept. 1896 Myrtle Point, OR; d. 2 May 1947 Westwood Twp, Lassen Co., CA); she m. 1) William Treglone, and 2) Chester A. Francis. William was b. 1885, Michigan. In 1920, the Treglone family was living in Seattle, King Co., WA. Chester was b. 22 Mar. 1881 CA; d. 15 May 1967 in Shasta Co., CA. Dorothy is buried next to her sister Kate.

Helen Edith Louise (Tom) (b. 11 June 1900, Myrtle Point, Coos Co., OR; d. 15 Mar. 1979, Springfield, Lane Co., OR); she m. 1) George Tyler and 2) Emil Scofield.

In 1935, Ellinor was living with her daughter and her family in Puyallup, Pierce Co., Washington.

At the time of her death, she was living with her daughter Alice Norcross and her husband David in Seattle, Washington.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Spires (1818 - 1896)
  Sarah Graves Spires (1825 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  William Tell Lehnherr (1853 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Alice Ellinor Lehnherr Norcross (1889 - 1972)*
  Mary Catherine Lehnherr Bailey (1891 - 1972)*
  William Tell Lehnherr (1893 - 1972)*
  Dorothy Genevieve Lehnherr Francis (1896 - 1947)*
  Edith Helen Lehnherr Scofield (1900 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Leet Ritchey (1846 - 1923)**
  Alonzo Perry Ritchie (1853 - ____)**
  Lloyd Spires (1857 - 1937)*
  William Spires (1861 - 1873)*
  Ellinor Anna Spires Lehnherr (1862 - 1944)
  Alice Barton Spires Crouch (1865 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Crescent Grove Cemetery
Tigard
Washington County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60509152
Ellinor Anna Ella/Ellen <i>Spires</i> Lehnherr
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Ellinor Anna Ella/Ellen <i>Spires</i> Lehnherr
Added by: J.D. Larimore
 
Ellinor Anna Ella/Ellen <i>Spires</i> Lehnherr
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