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  • ID: I15406
  • Name: Ellen DESAIR
  • Surname: Desair
  • Given Name: Ellen
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1871
  • _UID: FB5341AA3BEE764CB7B0DABADB6256A05227
  • Note: "LAST fRIDAY AFTERNOON A SAD CASE OF DOUBLE DROWNING ACCURRED ON LITTLE BEAR LAKE FOUR MILE S NORTH WEST OF THIS CITY. WHILE MRS. NELS DESAIR AND HER DAUGHTERS EMELINE AND ELLEN, AGED 1 3 AND 6 YEARS RESPECTIVELY, WERE OUT ON THE LAKE SKATING THE ELDEST GIRL BROKE THROUGH THE IC E FALLING INTO DEEP WATER. THE YOUNGEST GIRL SEEING HER SISTER IN THE WATER RUSHED TO THE OPE NING IN THE ICE AND PLUNGED IN HEAD FOREMOST GOING DOWN TO COME UP UNDER THE ICE SOME DISTANC E FROM THE OPENING. THE MOTHER WENT TO THE RESCUE OF HER CHILDREN AND FALLING INTO THE WATE R SOON BECAME CHILLED WITH THE COLD AND AFTER SUCCEEDING IN PULLING HERSELF UPON THE ICE BECA ME UNCONCIOUS, WHERE SHE REMAINED UNTIL FOUND BY MRS. WILSON WHO WAS ATTRACTED TO THE SPOT B Y THE CRIES OF THE PARTIES BUT TO LATE TO BE OF ANY ASSISTANCE EXCEPT TO THE MOTHER WHO WOUL D CERTAINLY HAVE DIED HAD IT NOT BEEN FOR HER. THE BODIES WERE RECOVERED BY MARK H. WILSON AN D THE FUNERAL WAS HELD MONDAY AT STANFORD."
  • Change Date: 29 Jan 2006 at 00:00:00

    Father: Narcisse Jr "Nelson" DESAIR b: ABT 1845 in Province of Quebec
    Mother: Martha WHITE b: ABT 1850 in Iowa