Ellen Riordan was born in Dec. 1819 in Ireland, according to the 1900 US Census. She married Maurice Flanagan on 13 Jun 1847 in Croom, Co. Limerick, Ireland.
Their two oldest daughters, Mary Anne & Margaret, were born in Ireland before the family immigrated to the US in about 1851.
They first settled in Ohio Township, Bureau Co., Illinois as of the 1860 US Census, and later moved to Westfield Township, Bureau Co., Illinois by the 1870 US Census.
Ellen signed her will with an "X" indicating that she could not read or write.
|Date of Birth||Dec 1819|
|Date of Death||13th Jun 1904|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Maurice Flanagan||VIEW SOURCE|
|Place & Date of Marriage||13 Jun 1847 in Croom, Co. Limerick, Ireland||VIEW SOURCE|
|Names of Children||Mary Anne, Margaret, Ellen, John T., Patrick J., Catherine "Katie", & Maurice J.|
|Place of Death||Arlington, Bureau Co., Illinois, USA|