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Ella was the duaghter of Robert Luce and Sarah Lazell. Sarah was descendant of two Mayflower passengers, Stephen Hopkins and Francis Cooke. Ella was orphaned before age 11 and was adopted into the family of Josiah Flint Willard and famous daughter Francis E Willard, President of the World Women's Christian Temperance Union. Ella met Jasper on a trip to Stephenson Co IL in 1852 and they married the next year.


Mallory Smith Correction: Elsie Jane Luce was born 1827 Onieda co NY. The picture was taken about Dec 1875. Elsie married Jasper Benjamin Mallory b 1831 in 1853 Stephenson co IL
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