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Ellen M. Bacon

Ellen M. Bacon received a Confederate Pension #14513 from the State of Texas. She filed for her pension July 14, 1909 based on the service of her husband John Andrews Bacon who died July 14, 1896 in Anderson County, Texas. They were married September 21, 1870 in Ashley County, Arkansas. John A. Bacon served in Company B, Bass Regiment Texas, 20th Infantry. Ellen M. Bacon was 64 years old, born at Hollysprings, Mississippi. She had lived in Anderson County since 1871 and at the time of filing her application lived at P.O. RFD 5, Palestine, Texas. Her applicant was witnessed by W. A. Collier, Henry Davis and John H. McClanahan. The application was approved August 31, 1909.

Mrs. Ellen M. Bacon is found on the 1910 Anderson County Texas Federal Census age 62 with her widowed daughter Mrs. Ninnie E. Hill [?Emma Bacon] age 28 and grandson Carroll Hill age 2. Mrs. Bacon is shown as being born in Mississippi as are both of her parents.

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 2, Anderson, Texas; Roll: T624_1527; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 330.

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.

Ellen Bacon is found on the 1900 Anderson County Texas Federal Census age 51 born February 1849 in Mississippi. She was a widow who was married 29 years. She had 6 children with 3 living. Her father was born in South Carolina and her mother was born in Mississippi. She is listed with her daughter Emma Bacon who was born August 1881 age 18 born Texas.

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Tucker, Anderson, Texas; Roll: T623 1607; Page: 10B; .

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.

Based on a family tree submitted to Ancestry.com by Texas Roots and Branches owner: KathleenBailey66 - Ellen M. Bacon is Margaret Ellen Harvill Bacon.

From the Cemeteries of Anderson County, Texas by Jack Selden in the Bacon Cemetery is Ellen M. Bacon DOB 02 Feb 1848 DOD 25 Jan 1913 and John A. Bacon DOB 21 Dec 1848 DOD 14 Jul 1896.

John A. Bacon married Margaret Harwell on 20 Sep 1870 at Ashley County, Arkansas.

Source Information:

Hunting For Bears, comp.. Arkansas Marriages, 1779-1992 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Arkansas marriage information taken from county courthouse records.

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Material for this Article furnished by Mary Lou Laird and Scott Fitzgerald.

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