Ellen Catherine Couillard

9 December 1857–15 October 1894 (Age 36)
Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ellen Catherine

Ellen Catherine Couillard was born on 9 December 1857, in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States. She married Charles Benjamin Alvord in 1874. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 15 October 1894, in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Benjamin Alvord
1850–1895
Ellen Catherine Couillard
1857–1894
Marriage: 1874
Adelbert Alanson Alvord
1875–1942
Annabel Cleopatra Alvord
1876–1910
Josephine Orella Alvord
1878–
Edna Iola Marie Alvord
1880–1960
Charles Benjamin Alvord
1881–1955
Guy Elmer Alvord
1884–1947
Capitola Agnes Alvord
1885–
Ellen Katherine Alvord
1888–
Nina Clara Jane Alvord
1889–
Franklin Edward Alvord
1891–
Marian Anna Alvord
1893–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1874
children

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 10

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 11

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French coille ‘testicle’, hence a nickname for a man with large testicles, later (from the 16th century) for a lusty or vigorous man.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen C Alvord in household of Charles Alvord, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Coullard in entry for Guy E Alvord, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Ellen Katherine Couillard in entry for Adelbert Alanson Alvord, "Montana, Sanders County Records, 1866-2010"

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