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Anne Heister Ellis
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Birth: May 4, 1875
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1938
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Author. Pioneer to Colorado-her family migrated to Colorado in an ox drawn covered wagon. She chronicled her difficult pioneer life in Life of an Ordinary Woman (1929), Plain Anne Ellis: More About the Life of an Ordinary Woman (1931), and Sunshine Preferred: The Philosophy of an Ordinary Woman (1934). Elected Treasurer of Saguache County in 1918, a post to which she was reelected twice, but subsequently resigned due to poor health. Anne Ellis lived in New Mexico, California, and Arizona in an attempt to cure life-threatening asthma. She was awarded a honorary Master of Letters in 1938 from the University of Colorado at Boulder. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Rachel Swearengen Leavitt (1859 - 1898)
 
 Spouses:
  George M. Fleming (1861 - 1898)
  Herbert Manville Ellis (1874 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Mildred Joy Fleming (1897 - 1907)*
 
 Sibling:
  Anne Heister Ellis (1875 - 1938)
  Edward Leavitt Heister (1884 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ANNE HEISTER FLEMMING ELLIS
COUNTY TREASURER, AUTHOR
WIFE, MOTHER
5-4-1875 8-27-1938
 
Burial:
Exchequer Cemetery
Saguache County
Colorado, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8493847
Anne <i>Heister</i> Ellis
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Anne <i>Heister</i> Ellis
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