(The following passages duplicate information found in Alpheus' biography. Lloyd-391 01:27, 25 April 2016 (EDT))
Alpheus and Ella are listed in the 1900 US Census for New Castle, Pennsylvania. Alpheus' occupation is given as "Heater Tin Mill." Ella is reported as having given birth to 7 children, of whom 6 had survived. There were six children living in the home:
Mabel, daughter, b. April 1886 (14)
Galen, son, b. March 1888 (12)
John, son, b. February 1893 (7)
Emma, daughter, b. April 1895 (5)
Howard, son, b. June 1897 (2)
Minnie, daughter, b. August 1899 (9 months)
On 24 June 1908, the Rote home was struck by lightning, as reported in the June 26, 1908 issue of the New Castle News (the newspaper of New Castle, PA).
In the 1910 census, Alpheus and Ella are shown as still living in New Castle. Alpheus is working "Odd Jobs," and Ella is listed as having 5 children, with 5 surviving. (Note the discrepancy with the information in the 1880 census.) The children in the home are: Mabel, Gail [sic] W., John, Emma, and Howard. Minnie, the youngest, had died sometime since the previous census.
In the 1920 census, Alpheus and Ella are still living in New Castle. Alpheus is now reported to be a Storekeeper working at a Confectionery Store. Living with Alpheus and Ella are their children, John, probably working in sales in the Phonograph industry, and two grandchildren, John H. and Ella L. Faller, Mabel's children, Mabel then being deceased.
In the 1930 census, Alpheus and Ella are still living in New Castle. Alpheus is now listed as the Proprietor of a Confectionary Store, which he owns. Living with them are their daughter, Emma O. Cavander (I think this is a misspelling of Cavender), and three grandchildren, Anna G. Cavender, Henry J. Faller, and Ella L. Faller.
Alpheus died September 29, 1936 and Ella died November 14, 1936. Their obituaries report that Ella Faller was still living with them at the times of their deaths.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Ella E by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Ella E: