Ella Irene Webb, my first cousin, three times removed, was born in Allen County, Kansas, on March 29, 1867 and died there of scarlet fever on March 26, 1880, just a few days short of her 13th birthday.
[Courtesy of Olive Slater-Kennedy]
[From the back of the photo we know where it was taken.* Courtesy of Olive Slater-Kennedy]
She's doubly related to me as her father, Jesse Sill Webb (1826-1923) was the brother of my great great grandfather Abner Webb and her mother Nancy Adelia Darling (1836-1911) was the younger sister of my great great grandmother Mercy Ann Darling.
*You can learn more about Mrs Sarah Latimer here. The three ads for her photo studio are from the Humboldt Union, page 3, March 23, 1878, found at Newspapers.com
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