William and Ella

William Henry Carrington (1856) and

Elanor Lucretia Plank (1861)

102 William Henry (Willy) CARRINGTON (Nathan93, Henry78, Edward42, Lemuel10, Peter1) b 29 Nov 1856, Lyonsville, Lyonsville Township, Cook County, IL (1900 census records). Son of Laura Butler and Nathan Starr Carrington; m Elanor (Ella) Lucretia PLANK 1 Jan 1888. She was b 5 Jun 1861 in Hampton, IA and d 5 Jun 1948 in CO. She was the dau of John Henry PLANK and Rowena Lucretia MONROE b New York (1830 census records), who we think was related to President James Monroe. Grandpa Plank and Baby Starr are buried at LaJunta, CO. William d 26 Jul 1923 at Rocky Ford, CO during a storm. See letter from Margaret Alice James.

The children of William and Ella are:

113 Mabel Lucretia CARRINGTON b 24 Mar 1889
114 Bessie Butler CARRINGTON b 25 Dec 1890
115 Laura Eunice CARRINGTON b 9 Aug 1892
116 William Henry CARRINGTON II b 27 May 1895
117 Myrtle Stella CARRINGTON b 7 Apr 1902

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Will and Ella

Grandma Carrington, Grandpa Carrington (sitting), Mabel, Myrtle, Uncle Bill. The folder containing the photo is embossed with "Moyemont La Junta".

Will & Ella
Willie, William (1895), Laura (1892), Mabel (1889), Bessie (1890), Ella (I'm just guessing about the two younger girls: don't "Laura" and "Bessie" look alike? And about the same size? Was Ella expecting Myrtle (1902).

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Updated September 7, 1999