Ellen Ostrum

December 1839–
Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Ostrum was born in December 1839, in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Henry Ostrum, was 27 and her mother, Rebecca Beatty, was 29. She married Thomas Jones in 1861. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Shandaken, Shandaken, Ulster, New York, United States for about 20 years and Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1930. She died in Livingston Manor, Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jones
1837–1903
Ellen Ostrum
1839–
Marriage: 1861
Mary Jones
1861–
Ellie Jones
1871–
Clara Jones
1863–
Spencer Jones
1864–1947
Rebecca Jones
1869–1924
Alice Jones
1871–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1861
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Ostrum

    Male1812–Male

    Rebecca Beatty

    Female1810–Female

siblings

(12)

    Mariah Margaret Ostram

    Female1834–Female

    Phebe Jane Ostrum

    Female1836–Female

    Cornelia Ostrom

    Female1838–Female

    Female1839–Female

    Alexander Ostram

    Male1842–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of Swedish Öström ( see Ostrom ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nelly Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Ostram in household of Henry Ostram, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nellie Jones in household of George B Hornbeck, "United States Census, 1930"

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