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Forest Lilly Ellis Edmundson
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1882
Knox County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1946
Island County
Washington, USA

Married John Gruwell Edmundson on 20 JUL 1902 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. They had five children. John abandoned her in Canada about 1930, I have found that she was divorced.

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Note:

1. She was possibly Crow Indian.

2. Was named after the town in which she was born; Forest Springs, MO.

3. Was the first white woman (1/8 Indian) born in that town.

4. She died in the White Acres Rest Home in Langley, Island county, WA; she had entered the home 1 Aug 1946.

5. Her Bible is in the keeping of James Edmundson's eldest daughter who lives at Everson, WA.

6. She lived at Delburn, Alberta as late as Feb 1937; she was abandoned by her husband in Canada about 1930.

7. Moved to LaConner in 1897 and she also lived on Whidbey Island for 40 years.

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1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Forest L E Ellis
Age: 17
Birth Date: Jul 1882
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1900: La Conner, Skagit, Washington
Race: White
Relation to Head of House: Daughter (Child)
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: Olliver E Ellis
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's name: Jessie A Ellis
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
Household Members:
Name Age
Olliver E Ellis 44
Jessie A Ellis 39
Forest L E Ellis 17
Medah C E Ellis 14
Arbrea C V Ellis 12
Wm J B Ellis 2


Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960
Name: Forest Lilly Edmundson
[Forest Lilly Ellis]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: abt 1882
Death Date: 8 Oct 1946
Age at Death: 64
Death Location: Langley Rural, Island, Washington
Father: Oliver Ellis
Mother: Jessie Elvira Wiley
Record Source: Washington State Death Records 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver E. Ellis (1854 - 1937)
  Jessie A Lamphiear (1859 - 1928)
 
 Siblings:
  Madah Romana Ellis (1880 - 1881)*
  Forest Lilly Ellis Edmundson (1882 - 1946)
  Medah Creek Elsie Ellis Barrow (1885 - 1967)*
  Arbrea Ocean Valley Ellis (1887 - 1901)*
  Boney View Ellis (1890 - 1890)*
  William Bryon Ellis (1898 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
La Conner
Skagit County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Pam Witherow
Record added: May 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70641136
Forest Lilly <i>Ellis</i> Edmundson
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