Stewarts of New York

Ellen Erskine

Female 1862 - 1885  (23 years)


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  • Name Ellen Erskine 
    Born 23 Jan 1862  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Nov 1885  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39730  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Hastings Erskine,   b. 23 Sep 1829, Oswego Cty, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1898  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rosalia Rich,   b. 1838,   d. 17 Feb 1918  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12567  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • November 14, 1885 ~ Nellie Erskine, age 23 years, 9 months, 22 days, Single, Teacher, born in Holmesville, Richland Township, Daughter of Hastings Erskine and Rosaline Rich, died Holmesville, Richland Township of consumption.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, November 19, 1885 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - In Holmesville, New York, November 14, 1885, of consumption, Ellen, daughter of Hastings and Rosalia Erskine, in the 24th year of her age. The funeral was held on Tuesday last, from her late residence. Nellie was born and has always lived in Holmesville, except while attending Pulaski Academy or was away teaching. Last winter, while teaching in the Joseph Manwarren district, she took the measles and was obliged to leave her school. When nearly well she had a relapse, from which she never recovered. She was a girl of rare amiability. Everybody loved her, for she was lovely. All her life, nearly, she had been a member of the M. E. Sunday school. In her home she was always a kind and helpful daughter and loving sister. Parents, sisters and brother, friends, teachers, schoolmates and pupils will long and lovingly remember dear Nellie Erskine, who is now, we trust and have reason to believe, “safe in the arms of Jesus.”

      November 14, 1885 Nellie Erskine, age 23 years, 9 months, 22 days, Single, Teacher, born in Holmesville, Richland Township, Daughter of Hastings Erskine and Rosaline Rich, died Holmesville, Richland Township of consumption.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, November 19, 1885 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died in Holmesville, New York, November 14, 1885, of consumption, Ellen, daughter of Hastings and Rosalia Erskine, in the 24th year of her age. The funeral was held on Tuesday last, from her late residence. Nellie was born and has always lived in Holmesville, except while attending Pulaski Academy or was away teaching. Last winter, while teaching in the Joseph Manwarren district, she took the measles and was obliged to leave her school. When nearly well she had a relapse, from which she never recovered. She was a girl of rare amiability. Everybody loved her, for she was lovely. All her life, nearly, she had been a member of the M. E. Sunday school. In her home she was always a kind and helpful daughter and loving sister. Parents, sisters and brother, friends, teachers, schoolmates and pupils will long and lovingly remember dear Nellie Erskine, who is now, we trust and have reason to believe, “safe in the arms of Jesus.”



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