Posted By:phyl g
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Subject:Re: Era/Ella Louella Hoard b. 1880 - St. Joseph County
Post Date:February 12, 2014 at 19:31:06
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Forum:Michigan Genealogy Forum
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Birth records were not mandatory in this time period, so there may not be one

If you're inferring Louella is the d/o of Major and Minnie HOARD, she may be adopted. M & M were in 1885 Montgomery Co IA, and they had no ch. There is a 9yr difference between she and the next child. It's also possible they left her in MI while they were scouting new territory. Just food for thought.

I do have marriage info for Major and Minnie Louisa if you need it.