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Emma Ellen Downs[1]

Female 1910 - 1969  (59 years)


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  • Name Emma Ellen Downs  [2, 3
    Born 24 May 1910  South Bend, Saint Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Alt. Birth 24 May 1910  [3
    Alt. Birth South Bend, Saint Joseph Co, IN 
    Buried Jun 1969  Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alt. Death 10 Jun 1969  [3
    Alt. Death Elkhart, Elkhart Co, IN 
    Died 10 Jun 1969  Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • After both of her parents died by the time she was 11, she lived for a short while with her m other' s sister
      Lula Pierce Knight in Kingsley, MI, then by Emma Downs Kagel, but mos tly
      with Helen Downs Beckwith in Elkhart, IN

      Emma Ellen Downs first married to Nils Ragnar Wallin, then married twice to Marvin Wendell
      Onstott. Her first marriage was in the Albright United Brethren Church in the
      home of Paul Nelson and they began residence at 316 South Shore Drive. Newspaper clipping fo r one of her marriages to Marvin stated May 14, 1947. First Onstott wedding in St. Joseph or
      Elkhart County, IN. Place of second wedding not known, maybe Texas.

      Burial was in Rice Cemetery on northeast side of Elkhart next to second husband, Marvin Ons t ott. First
      husband, Ragnar Wallin, also was buried in the same cemetery.

      .
    Person ID I21983  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Father Henry Harrison Downs,   b. 3 Aug 1888, LaGrange County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1918, South Bend, Saint Joseph County, Indiana, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Mother Clementine Pierce,   b. 18 Aug 1889, Paradise Twp, Grand Traverse, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1921, Paradise Twp, Grand Traverse, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1909  Kingsley, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Family ID F10181  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Nils Ragnar Vilhelm Wallin,   b. 19 Aug 1907, Hjalmeryd, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1948, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1931  Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ellen Maj-Brit Wallin Onstott
     2. Infant Son Wallin
     3. Carl Ragnar Wallin Onstott
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F10698  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Marvin Wendell Onstott,   b. 1 Aug 1914, Akron, Fulton County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1984, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 14 May 1948  Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage 14 May 1948  [3
    Alt. Marriage IN 
    Children 
     1. Claudia Jean Onstott
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F10024  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S292] Pammala Garber nee Thomas.

    2. [S68] Ancestors and Decendants (sic) of Henry Parker Whiteman and Mary Minerva Burdge, Bessie M. Rothrock, Compiler, (Private Publication by John R. Kagel).

    3. [S39] Abraham Whiteman Marty.FTW.

    4. [S109] Relative Interviews, Claudia Kerestes, Compiler.