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Rebecca Jane Ellis Wilson

Birth
Olean, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Death 1 Aug 1937 (aged 97)
Allen County, Kansas, USA
Burial Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 33604191 · View Source
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ELLIS, REBECCA JANE
Death Claims Woman Nearly 100 Years Old

Rebecca Jane Ellis was born October 8, 1839, in Ripley County, Olean, Indiana, and passed away August 1, 1937, at her home near Humboldt, Kansas, aged 97 years, nine months and 25 days.

Her parents were John and Sarah Ellis. The family moved to Mahomet, Champaign, Ill., in 1855 and her she united with the Methodist Episcopal church during her youth.

She was married to James Hamilton Wilson August 3, 1863, and came to the state of Kansas where she resided at the time of her death. One son preceded her in death. She leaves one son, S. E. Wilson and one daughter, Miss Frances Wilson of the home, besides numerous other relatives and friends to mourn her departure.

Funeral Services were conducted by Rev. J. C. Dussair Monday afternoon at the Lloyd Johnson Funeral Home and interment made in Mount Hope Cemetery by the side of her husband. (The Humboldt Union, Page 1, August 5, 1937)


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  • Created by: K H
  • Added: 7 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33604191
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Jane Ellis Wilson (8 Oct 1839–1 Aug 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33604191, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Humboldt, Allen County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by K H (contributor 46989886) .