U.S. Senator from Illinois
- 4th Great-grandmother of Tammy Duckworth — 7th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- James Ely
- Rizpah Beebe
- Birth Date:
- ABT 1793
- Birth Location:
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- from 31 May 1875 to 2 Jun 1875
- Death Location:
- East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Millington Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut
- Spouse Name:
- Asa Swan
- Marriage Date:
- BEF 2 Dec 1812
- Marriage Location:
- New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut
Sophia E. Swan
Rispah E. Swan
Electa Arnold Swan (Ahnentafel No:41 )
Abstracts of Sophia's obituary in at least two newspapers give the date of her death as 31 MAY 1875. Her tombstone has it as 01 JUN while the East Haddam death register has it as 02 JUN.
Additional marriages for Sophia Ely
- Selden Cook
- Marriage Date:
- ABT 1852
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Sources for Sophia Ely
- 1 Connecticut Gazette (New London, Connecticut), 02 DEC 1812, p. 3, Wedding notice for Asa Swan and Sophia Ely.
- 2 Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997, Marriage record for Asa Swan and Sophia Ely.
- 3 Connecticut, U.S., Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934, Death record for Sophia Swan.
- 4 Connecticut, U.S., Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934, Death record for daughter Rispah E Swan.
- 5 Daily Constitution (Middletown, Connecticut), 07 JUN 1875, p. 2, Obituary for Sophia Cook.
- 6 East Haddam, CT: Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1687-1915, FHL film no. 007730797, Image 426 of 484, Death record for Sophia Cook.
- 7 Federal Census, CT, Middlesex County, 1850, East Haddam, Image 39 of 63.
- 8 Federal Census, CT, Middlesex County, 1870, East Haddam, p. 25, Image 25 of 75.
- 9 Federal Census, CT, Middlesex County, 1860, East Haddam, p. 63, Image 63 of 80.
- 10 Gravestone image at FindAGrave.com, (accessed 01/18/2021).
- 11 New England, Select United Methodist Church Records, 1787-1922, East Hampton Methodist Episcopal Church, Member record for Sophia Cook, gives death year.
- 12 Beach, Moses S. and Rev. William Ely, The Ely Ancestry: Lineage of Richard Ely of Plymouth, England, Who Came to Boston, Mass., About 1655 . . ., New York: The Calumet Press (1902), 267, 392.