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Ella May  Hastings

Ella May Hastings

Female 1886 - 1950  (~ 64 years)

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  • Name Ella May Hastings  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born May 1886  Sparland, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Education - School Teacher 
    Died 29 Jul 1950  [4
    Person ID I4353  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2016 

    Father James Hastings,   b. 7 Mar 1853, LaPrairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1928, (formerly Richwoods Twsp, now) Peoria, Peoria Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Marie Antoinette "Nettie" Carrier,   b. 30 May 1852, Prairie City, McDonough Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1929, Peoria, Peoria Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Mar 1879  [4, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F1542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charles Curtis Russell,   b. Abt 1886, Pontiac, Livingston Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Dec 1911  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Mary L. Russell,   b. Abt 1915, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. J. Curtiss Russell,   b. 10 Oct 1917, Sparland, Marshall Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2000, Somonauk, DeKalb Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Eleanor J. Russell,   b. Abt 1925, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2016 03:20:42 
    Family ID F1488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1900 census records her parents' family as James and Marie Hastings: James Hastings, 47, born Mar 1853 in IL, living with his wife of 21 years; Marie A, 48, born May 1852 in IL; and the following Illinois-born children: Hugh H, 17, b. Jun 1882; Myrtle E, 16, b. Nov 1883; Ella M, 14, b. May 1886; Mary E, 12, b. Oct 1887; Anna E, 11, b. Feb 1889; William H, 8, b. Nov 1891. Also in the home were James' sister Isabella Hastings, 51, b. Apr 1849; and a "boarder," John Kerr, 40, b. Jan 1860 in Ireland, who was a farm laborer. 1900 U.S. Census, LaPrairie Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL (T623, Roll 328, stamped p. 133).
    • The 1910 census lists her parents, James Hastings, 57, and Marie A, 57, and their children: Hugh H, 27; Myrtle E, 26; Ella M, 23; Mary E, 22; Anna E, 21; and W. Henry, 18, together with James' sister "Isabel," 61. All had been born in Illinois. James was a farmer. Hugh also was a farmer. Myrtle, Ella and Anna were school teachers. 1910 U.S. Census, LaPraire Twsp, Marshall Cnty, IL (T 624, Roll 311, stamped p. 123).
    • The 1930 census records Charles Russell, 44, a farmer, and his wife Ella, 43, living with children: Mary L, 15; "Curtis," 12; and Eleanor J, 5. All were born in Illinois. 1930 U.S. Census, Somonauk Twsp, DeKalb Cnty, IL (T 626, Roll 510, stamped p. 56).
    • Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, lists Charles C. Russell and Ella May Hastings as the parents of their son, J. Curtiss Russell, 24, who married Betty Jane Samuels, 23, on 16 May 1942 in Allegheny Cnty, PA. Betty's parents were Charles M. Samuels and Eva May Shearer.
      According to the marriage license application (dated 30 Apr 1942), J. Curtiss was a Minister, born in Sparland, IL, on 10 Oct 1917, then living in Pittsburgh, PA. His father Charles was a farmer, born in Pontiac, IL. His mother was a housewife, born in Sparland, IL. At the time of the application, they lived in Somonauk [DeKalb Cnty], IL.
      The bride-to-be, Betty Jane Samuels, was a clerk who was born in Pittsburgh, PA, 3 Jul 1918. Her parents were then living in Pittsburgh, PA. Her father was a "watchman;" her mother a housewife.
      The marriage license was issued 4 May 1942. The couple were married on 16 May 1942.
      See: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF7W-JXN (LDS Film 1991880).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1017] IL Census 1910, Marshall |, Illinois, Marshall County, 1910 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T624, Roll 311, p. 123).

    2. [S846] PA Marriages, 1885-1950 |, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1589502), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF7W-JXN (LDS Film 1991880).

    3. [S292] Cathy Campbell |, Mary Cathleen Campbell Knopp, "Campbell/Croushorn/Nuss/Dann Family", (Mary Knopp, Rochester, MN; Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/659527/listofallpeople).

    4. [S4] Hastings|, D. Gale Hastings, "Family History Chart", (D. Gale Hastings : 12 Nov 1995).

    5. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), (James Hastings; 1928).

    6. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (James Hastings; 1928).

    7. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Marie "Nettie" Carrier; 1929).

    8. [S1056] Hastings-McCuen|, Florence M. McCuen Strohm, The History of the Hastings-McCuen Family (1772-1995), (Florence M. Strohm (1995)[unpublished, unpaginated booklet, based on personal knowledge; 20 pages]).

    9. [S1018] IL Census 1900, Marshall |, Illinois, Marshall Cnty, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T623, Roll 328, p. 133).

    10. [S784] IL Deaths, 1916-1947|, Illinois, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, (Illinois Public Bd of Health, Archives, Springfield, IL; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438856 ; or http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2542), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQP6-V7P.

    11. [S784] IL Deaths, 1916-1947|, Illinois, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, (Illinois Public Bd of Health, Archives, Springfield, IL; Online database, https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438856 ; or http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2542), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ3S-TJ2 .