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 Ellen <I>Mayers</I> McDonald

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Ellen Mayers McDonald

  • Birth 3 Jun 1864 England
  • Death 12 Aug 1916 Lucas County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Lucas County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Row 3 Grave 5
  • Memorial ID 37656376

Wife of Frank M. McDonald. Daughter of James Mayers and Mary Ellis


Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, August 17, 1916


Ellen Mayers was born in Yorkshire, England, June 3, 1864. She came from England at the age of five years and settled in Illinois for about five years, then came to Iowa, where she has spent the rest of her life.

She was married April 14, 1883, to Frank M. McDonald. To this union were born eleven children: Sarah Elizabeth, who departed this life at the age of 14 years; John William, Charles Edward, Ollie May, Mary Emma, Anna Bell, Ruth Alice, George Washington, Thomas Clarence, Francis Arthur and Alfred Levi.

She died at her daughter's home, Mrs. Ollie Peterson, in Chariton, August 12, 1916, at the age of 52 years, 2 months and 9 days.

Obituary courtesy of Charles M. Wright

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  • Created by: Skip
  • Added: 29 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37656376
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ellen Mayers McDonald (3 Jun 1864–12 Aug 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37656376, citing Coal Glen Cemetery, Lucas County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Skip (contributor 46976613) .