Sophia Fleming: Birth: 1811. Death: 14 OCT 1841
Note: d's surname (Crofts) and residence of Painesville, OH BIRTH:From Family Bible of Robert King - Eleanor King was born in Northumberland County, State of Pennsylvania 1 Jun 1774. . MARR #2 : Geauga County marriages listed in Ohio Genealogy trails - Geauga County marriage book A, 1815-1821, Eleanor Fleming, 20 Apr (listed among the 1819 marriages although the year is not given for this marriage) MARR #3: Married to a Mr. Munson - on a receipt that Ellen signed for the probate court in Armstrong Co, PA - she signs in 1844 as Ellen Munson. MARR #3: Ohio marriage records online at FamilySearch - Ashbell Munson & Miss Ellen Craft married 29 May 1840 in Lake County, Ohio . MARR#3: 'Painesville Telegraph' - 5 June 1840 - Married Painesville last Sunday, Ashbel Munson, of Mentor, age 73 and Mrs. Ellen Crofts, widow of the late Christopher Crofts, age 68y. . DEATH: Will for Ellen Munson was recorded in Trumbull County, Ohio 26 Sep 1848. DEATH: In Sep 1849 a letter written by Dept of Interior for Robert King's Rev War Robert King's Rev War Pension File states Elizabeth has only only 5 surviving children - none of them Eleanor. . DEATH: 'Painesville Telgraph' dated 2 Feb 1848 - Died Newton, Trumbull Co, on the 14th ultimo, Mrs. Ellen Munson, age 75 years 7 months 14 days. She had been a resident of Painesville for 24 years but for 2 years when she lived in Newton with her son-in-law Wm. L. Stanley.
1800 Census: Waterford Twp, Erie, PA (David Flemins) 1M:26-45 1f:26-45 2m<10 2f<10 1810 Census: Erie Borough, Erie, PA (David Flemming) 1m>45 1f:26-45 2m<10 1m:10-16 3f<10 2f:10-16 1820 Census: Painesville, Geauga, Ohio (Christopher Crofts, 8 in household) 1830 Census: Painesville, Geauga, Ohio (Christopher Croft, 6 in household) 1840 Census: Mintor, Lake, Ohio (Ashbel Munson, 4 in household) . WILL: From Trumbull Co, Ohio Archives - Dated: 8 Jan 1847 Recorded: 26 Sep 1848 Will: vol.1 pg. 476 - Probate Docket Vol.2 pg. 84 Adm: William L. Stanley (son-in-law) Bonded: Ellen Stanley & Joseph Beal - Will of Ellen Munson - In the name of the Benevolent Father of all I Ellen Munson of Newton Twp, Trumbull Co and the State of Ohio do make and publish this my last will and testament, Item 1st - I give and bequeath to Ellen Stanley all my personal property including wearing apparel, debt due to me and all my effects whatsoever. In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 8th day of January AD 1847. Witnesses: Joseph Beal and U. D. Kellogg. (Ellen Stanley is a granddaughter) . WAR of 1812: Bounty-Land Warrent Application file for heirs of David Flemming (sic). Note in file dated: 24 March 1815 - I certify that I have paid Ellen Fleming the legal representation and widow of the within named deceased soldier, his pay and extra pay due on the within certificate. Camp near Erie, Pennsylvania, signed A. Garrett Lient. 7th Infty. Paid in full. . NAME FROM MOTHER'S WILL: Will of Elizabeth King of Freeport, Armstrong, Pennsylvania Signed 3 Dec 1840 "to my eldest daughter Elaner" Entered into records 22 Dec 1840, FHC#861248 v.1 p.227 . REV WAR PENSION FILE: of father, Robert King. Refers to Eleanor as Eleanor Crofts of Painesville, Ohio. It was in a letter that was very, very faded, could not photocopy from micro-film. . Other Clues, Unclaimed letter in Painesville Post Office as of Mar 1824 for Ellen Crofts (Guide to the Painesville Ohio "Telegraph" Newspaper Abstracts by Judy Stebbins). Deed dated 1832 Christopher Crofts & Eleanor, wife, of Painesville, sell property. She signs as Ellen Crofts (FHC #020236 v.16 p.378)
Note: BIRTH: From father, Robert King, Rev War Pension File. Names 3rd husban
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