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Elsie Olmsted (Barnes) Hager (1862 - aft. 1913)

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Elsie Olmsted Hager formerly Barnes aka Ingersoll
Born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Died after in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 May 2019
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Elsie was born in 1862. She was the daughter of James Barnes and Mary Olmsted.

She married on 2 Jun 1888[1] J. Frederick Ingersoll and they had a daughter Florence born in November 1890.

She married for a second time, S. Mead Hager in September 1890

She passed away after 1913 and is buried near other family in the Evergreen Cemetery, Mantiowoc, Mantiowoc County, Wisconsin.[2]


Mrs. Elsie Hager, nee Elsie Barnes, Dies at Chicago

News has been received by friends of the death of Mr. Elsie O. Hager, nee Elsie Barnes, a former well known resident of this city, at Chicago Monday and the body will be brought to this city for burial, arriving at 4:00. Services will be held at St. James church immediately upon arrival of the funeral party and interment will be at Evergreen. Mrs. Hager was a daughter of Mary F. Barnes and a niece of the late Ten Eyeck Olmsted, former county judge and for many years proprietor of the Pilot.- She was born in this city fifty-two years ago and received her education in the old North Side school, and was married thirteen years ago to S. Mead Hager, a physician and eye and ear specialist of Chicago. Many of the older settlers will remember Mrs. Hager well. For many years she resided with her mother and Judge Olmsted in a little home on North Seventh street between York and Buffalo streets. She was possessed of a genial, happy and lovable disposition and made friends with every one on sight. She left surviving her husband, Dr. S. Mead Hager, of Chicago, Ill., and a daughter, Florence, by former marriage.[3]

The body of Miss Elsie Hager, whose death occurred at Chicago, was brought here for burial, arriving in the city at 4:35 last evening. Brief services were held at St. James church and interment was at Evergreen. Pallbearers were H.G. Kress, H.L. and R.H. Markham, J.A. Rummele, Jos. Willott and Gus Nyhagen. Dr. Mead, of Chicago, accompanied the remains here.[4]


  1. Wisconsin Marriage Index
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial #30456162 has photo
  3. Manitowoc Daily Herald, April 15, 1913
  4. Manitowoc Daily Herald, April 17, 1913

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