Our latest Win A Year of Casefile Clues Contest-- Find Ella Johnson in 1920.
According to "A Family History of the Johann Christopher Janssen and Elske Fecht Janssen", privately published in 1983 by Carrie Johnson, (page 5) she was born on 22 May 1889 in Basco, Hancock County, Illinois, and was named Elkea Johanna Janssen and was the daughter of Jans Jurgens Janssen and Fredericka Maria (Sartorius) Janssen. She married Wilhelm (William) Tammen in Quincy, Adams, Illinois in 1922.
The question is: Where is she in the 1920 census? She has been found in 1900, 1910, and 1930 as shown below. Readers of Casefile Clues may remember that she was living in Quincy, Illinois, at the time her grandmother Sartorius' estate was settled. See below for instructions on winning the contest.
1900 Census--with John Johnson--her father--Bear Creek Township, Hancock County, Illinois
1910 Census--with John Johnson--her father--Bear Creek Township, Hancock County, Illinois
Ella died in 1987 and appears in the Social Security Death Index under number 321-32-3553.
Ella is my great-grandmother's sister. I do not know where she is located.
Submit your entry to Michael John Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your submission must contain a complete citation to Ella's enumeration in 1920. Keep in mind that the enumeration should be consistent with what is known about Ella. The winning entry will be determined solely by Michael John Neill. The winner of this contest will receive a year of Casefile Clues.