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PECK Ellen Estelle

Female 1852 - 1917  (64 years)


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  • Name PECK Ellen Estelle 
    Born 24 Sept 1852  Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Census records imply greatly conflicting dates for Ellen's birth year
      Her death certificate lists Ellen's birth year as 1842
      Best guess is she was born in 1852
      Her death certificate lists her birthplace as Michigan; census records are consistent in stating Ellen and most of her siblings were born in Wisconsin
    Gender Female 
    CENSUS 12 Jun 1856  Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • This census indicates Ellen born in 1850 v 1852 or 1854 in other censuses and documents
    Census: 1856 Iowa - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA; Roll IA_68
    Census: 1856 Iowa - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA; Roll IA_68
    CENSUS 12 Jun 1860  Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Census indicates Ellen born in 1854 v 1852 suggested in other documents
    Census: 1860 U.S. - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA; Roll: M653_336; Page: 159; Image: 161; Family History Library Film: 803336
    Census: 1860 U.S. - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA; Roll: M653_336; Page: 159; Image: 161; Family History Library Film: 803336
    CENSUS 13 Jul 1870  Okoboji, Dickinson Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Implies birth date ca. 1853
      Occupation: At home
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Okoboji, Dickinson Co., IA; Roll: M593_388; Page: 599A; Image: 742; Family History Library Film: 545887.
    Census: 1870 U.S. - Okoboji, Dickinson Co., IA; Roll: M593_388; Page: 599A; Image: 742; Family History Library Film: 545887.
    CENSUS 07 Jun 1880  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Implies birth data ca. 1853
      Occupation: Keeping house
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 397C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0797
    Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 397C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0797
    CENSUS 11 Jun 1900  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • States married 28 years, which is correct
      Birth date listed is Sept 1857, but appears census taker may have revises age corresponding to this date (42 years) to more accurate age of 49 which would imply birth ca. 1851.
      Three children, all living
      Can read and write
      Daughter Myrtle's name spelled incorrectly
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 320; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0057; FHL microfilm: 1240320
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: 320; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0057; FHL microfilm: 1240320
    CENSUS 16 Apr 1910  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Implies born ca. 1853
      States married 38 years which is correct
      Three children, two living; daughter Ollive died 1903
      Can read and write
      Living with Ellen and husband Abel, a boarder, Benjamin Bushnell
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T624_305; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0050; ; FHL microfilm: 1374318
    Census: 1910 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL; Roll: T624_305; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0050; ; FHL microfilm: 1374318
    Died 1 Apr 1917  Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Death Certificate reads:
      Time of death: 5 am
      Place of death: Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL
      Cause: Pernicious Anemia (the loss of ability to absorb vitamin B12; left untreated can result in severe weakness, spasticity, paraplegia and death)
      Occupation: Housewife
      Informant: Husband, Abel Fisher
      Burial: Blandinsville, IL, 8 Apr 1917
    Death Certificate: Fisher, Ellen Estelle (Peck) - 1917
    Death Certificate: Fisher, Ellen Estelle (Peck) - 1917
    Buried 8 Apr 1917  Glade City Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Person ID I188  Main
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2012 

    Father PECK, Benjamin,   b. 1813, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1897, Carroll, Carroll Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother WELLS, Emily,   b. 1826, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FISHER Abel,   b. 23 May 1845, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1924, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1872  Spirit Lake, Dickinson Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Agency: Rev. James Pillsbury 
    Children 
    +1. FISHER Orville Benjamin,   b. 24 Aug 1873, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1958, Prairie City, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     2. FISHER Ollive Milberry Blanche,   b. 15 Jan 1879, Blandinsville, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1903  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
    +3. FISHER Myrtle Olinda,   b. 5 Oct 1881 or 1882, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 12 Jun 1856 - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 12 Jun 1860 - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 13 Jul 1870 - Okoboji, Dickinson Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Agency: Rev. James Pillsbury - 2 Dec 1872 - Spirit Lake, Dickinson Co., IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 07 Jun 1880 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 11 Jun 1900 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 16 Apr 1910 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1917 - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Apr 1917 - Glade City Cemetery, Blandinsville, McDonough County, IL Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [SR5] Headstone Inscription: Fisher, Ellen E. (Peck), Fisher, Stephen; photographer, (Photographed Sept 1998 by Stephen Fisher) (Reliability: 2), 1852.

    2. [S334] Death Certificate: Fisher, Ellen Estelle (Peck) - 1917 , (Bureau of Vital Statistics), Certificate No. 27342., Certificate No. 27342 (Reliability: 3), 2 Apr 1917.

    3. [S340] Census: 1856 Iowa - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA, (Ancestry.com), Roll IA_68, Family 184 (Reliability: 2), 12 Jun 1856.

    4. [S339] Census: 1860 U.S. - Stacyville Township, Mitchell Co., IA, (Ancestry.com), Roll: M653_336; Page: 159; Image: 161; Family History Library Film: 803336 (Reliability: 2), 12 Jun 1860.

    5. [S338] Census: 1870 U.S. - Okoboji, Dickinson Co., IA, (Ancestry.com), Roll: M593_388; Page: 599A; Image: 742; Family History Library Film: 545887. (Reliability: 2), 13 Jul 2018.

    6. [S86] Census: 1880 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: 227; Family History Film: 1254227; Page: 397C; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0797 (Reliability: 2), 07 Jun 1880.

    7. [S88] Census: 1900 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll T623_320; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 57 (Reliability: 2), 11 Jun 1900.

    8. [S91] Census: 1910 U.S. - Hire Township, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: T624_305; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 247 (Reliability: 3), 16 Apr 1910.

    9. [SR5] Headstone Inscription: Fisher, Ellen E. (Peck), Fisher, Stephen; photographer, (Photographed Sept 1998 by Stephen Fisher) (Reliability: 2), 1917.

    10. [SR43] Obituary: Fisher, Abel - 1924, (Blandinsville Star-Gazette, Blandinsville, IL, 7 Aug 1924), 1, 7 Aug 1924.
      He married Miss Ellen Peck Dec. 2, 1872 and to their union were born three children, Orville B. Fisher and Mrs. Myrtle Bissell of Blandinsville and Mrs. Olive Kling deceased.

    11. [S80] Military: Fisher, Abel - Civil War Pension File, Certificate No. 571909. (Reliability: 3).
      See 1898 and 1915 Pension Questionnaires