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Eleanor Firestone1

Female
b. 25 October 1825, d. 4 October 1899


Father George Washington Firestone1 b. 22 April 1784, d. 22 April 1851
Mother Rebecca Carle1 b. 6 August 1786, d. 24 November 1869
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Family 1 Benoni D. Knight b. circa 1821, d. 1852
Marriage* 13 February 1845  Wayne Co., OH, BENONI D. KNIGHT & ELEANOR FIRESTONE, 13 FEB 1845, Wayne, Ohio, Principal=Benoni D. Knight2 
Children  1. Samuel Knight b. c 1846
  2. George F. Knight b. 4 Jul 1848, d. 16 Dec 1932

Family 2 Joseph Sturges b. circa 1814
Marriage* 18 February 1855  Wayne Co., OH, JOSEPH STURGES & ELENER NIGHT, 15 FEB 1855, Wayne, Ohio, Principal=Joseph Sturges4 
Children  1. Benoni Dawson Knight Sturgis b. 6 Jan 1856, d. 7 Nov 1947
  2. Richard Carl Sturgis b. Feb 1865, d. b 1930

Birth* 25 October 1825  East Union Twp., Wayne Co., OH1 
Married Name 13 February 1845  Knight2 
Marriage* 13 February 1845  Wayne Co., OH, BENONI D. KNIGHT & ELEANOR FIRESTONE, 13 FEB 1845, Wayne, Ohio, Principal=Benoni D. Knight2 
Census* 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, Series: M432, Roll: 739, Page: 206B, July 30
(enumerated with husband, Benoni Knight)
06, 108, 108, Knight, Elana, 24, F, , , 2000, O(hio), , , ,3 
Married Name 18 February 1855  Sturges4 
Marriage* 18 February 1855  Wayne Co., OH, JOSEPH STURGES & ELENER NIGHT, 15 FEB 1855, Wayne, Ohio, Principal=Joseph Sturges4 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, Series: M653, Roll: 1050, Page: 25A, June 14
(enumerated with husband, Joseph Sturges)
26, 346, 359, Sturges, Ellen, 35, F, , , , , Ohio, , , , ,5 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, Series: M593, Roll: 1280, Page: 175BB, June 10
(enumerated with husband, Joe Sturgess)
25, 200, 198, Sturgess, Eleanor, 44, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,6 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, East Union Township, ED: 230, Series: T9, Roll: 1076, Page: 166A, June 8
(enumerated with husband, Joseph Sturgis)
03, 113, 119, Sturgis, Ellen, W, F, 54, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Maryland, Penna7 
Death* 4 October 1899  1 
News/Obit 11 October 1899  Mrs. Eleanor (Firestone) Sturgis. Wooster Weekly Republican; October 11, 1899, Page 2.

"Another aged lady passes away after a few days' illness. Mrs. Eleanor Sturgis died at the home of her brother, S. B. Firestone. She was the daughter of George and Rebecca Firestone, and was born and raised one mile east of Applecreek. For years she had been a devoted member of the Methodist church. She was 74 years of age." 

Citations
  1. [S826] Firestone Database, Gene "Junky".
  2. [S427] Wayne Co, OH, Marriage Books 4A - 4B 1835-1851, Richard C. Smith.
  3. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S428] Wayne Co., OH, Marriage Books 4 1/2 - 6 1851-1867, Richard C. Smith.
  5. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.


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