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Ellora Josephine “Laura” Williams Conger

  • Birth 26 Mar 1851 Morgan County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 30 Apr 1923 Saint Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Saint Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 104709307

Ellora Josephine "Laura" Williams was born Wednesday, March 26, 1851 in Deerfield, Morgan County, Ohio to Sanford & Sophia (Curry) Williams. Laura grew up in Jackson, Hancock County, Ohio until the age of 9 & residing in Mt Blanchard, Hancock County, Ohio the remainder of her adolescent & teen years.

By 1870 Laura lived with her oldest brother William Williams until her marriage. On Thursday, January 9, 1873; at the age of 21 Laura married John E Slemmons in Hancock County, Ohio. By 1880 Laura is widowed with her two children living with her parents in Union, Clinton County, Ohio.

Laura & John had 2 known children; twins:

Arthur Grover Slemmons
Bertha A Slemmons

Age the age of 30; on Saturday, July 2, 1881 Laura married Eri Conger in Clinton County, Ohio by Reverend Levi Millls.

Eri & Laura had 3 children; 2 living to adulthood:

Florence May "Frances" Conger Guild Ziegler
Ella Marie Conger Logan Flora

Eri & Laura settled in Indiana for a few years before returning to Ohio; settling in St Mary's, Auglaize County, Ohio before 1885. They lived the remainder of their life in St Mary's, Ohio.

Laura passed away at the age of 72, Monday, April 30, 1923 in St Mary's, Auglaize County, Ohio with burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery.

Updated:10 Jan 2018

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  • Created by: JoAnnamae
  • Added: 5 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104709307
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ellora Josephine “Laura” Williams Conger (26 Mar 1851–30 Apr 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104709307, citing Elm Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by JoAnnamae (contributor 47786580) .