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Mary Ellen King

Female 1826 - 1893  (67 years)


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  • Name Mary Ellen King  [1
    Born 17 Aug 1826  Tremont, Clark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Dec 1893  West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3936  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father John King,   b. Abt 1798, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1880, German Twp., Clark, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Susannah Rhodes,   b. 8 Dec 1808, Urbana, Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1880, Tremont, Clark County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1824  Champaign County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Sower,   b. 31 Jan 1826, Tremont, Clark County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1891, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 2 Jan 1851  Tremont, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record for Samuel Sour is found on p. 241 of V
      ol. 3 of the Clark county marriage records.

      They applied for marriage on Dec. 28, 1850 as Sam'l Sour and Sarah Ellen King. The official certificate of marriage gives the correct name of Mary Ellen King. They were married by Rev. Jesse Goddard, minister of the M. E. church.
    Children 
     1. Granville M.Sower,   b. 25 Jan 1853,   d. 11 Mar 1866  (Age 13 years)
     2. Peter Maxwell Sower,   b. 8 Dec 1854,   d. 3 Jan 1857  (Age 2 years)
     3. Edward Sower,   b. 6 Dec 1857,   d. 1936, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Laura Sower,   b. 5 Sep 1859, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1935, West Liberty, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. John W. Sowers,   b. 23 Jun 1861, Grant County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1952, Near West Liberty, Logan County OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. Oliver P.Sower,   b. 17 Nov 1862, Grant County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1863, Grant County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Elmer E. Sowers,   b. 24 Feb 1864, Grant County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1933, His Brother John W. Sowers' Barn Near West Liberty Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. Grant Sower,   b. 23 Jun 1867, Grant County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1958, Muskegon, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     9. Charles E. Sour,   b. 11 Dec 1869,   d. 6 Feb 1870  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1227  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Ohio, German twsp., Clark County, Page 30B, Dwelling 405, has Mary living with her parents, age 22.
      John King 52 MD, shoemaker, Susan 44 OH, Mary 22 OH, Elizabeth 20, James 19, William 17, Oliver 14, Matthew 12, Lutetia 10, Thomas 8, Sarah J. 6, Harriet 4


      OBITUARY - West Liberty Banner, dtg. Thursday January 4, 1894, West Liberty, Logan County, Ohio.

      DEATH - MARY E. KING was born August 17, 1826, near Tremont, Ohio, and died at her home near West Liberty, Dec. 27, 1893, aged 67 years, 4 months and 10 days.
      She united with the M.E. church in 1845, being a member for nearly forty-nine years. She was married to SAMUEL SOWER, Jan. 2, 1851, at Tremont. Of this union, nine children were born, eight sons and one daughter. The husband and four soner world, leaving four sons and the daughter, and a large number of friends and relatives to sincerely mourn her death.
      Funeral services were conducted at South Union church by Rev. Swank, on Friday, and the body was laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S448] GEDCOM file imported on 29 Mar 2003.