Look for any one with family ties to Lewis Elmer and Jane Henderson. Both died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co. Mich. Lewis on Jan. 21, 1913 and Jane Henderson Elmer also in 1913, both are buried in Grand Rapids Oak Hill Cem.
Lewis Elmer's obituarry said he was one of Grand Rapidss oldest stonemason in resideners and had worked on a large number of local landmarke. He was survived by his wife and SIX daughter and THREE son. Almeta Elmer was my line and one of the six daughters, she was born in 1869 place unknown, mostlikely not in Grand Rapids, but in Michigan somewhere. Have no idea who the rest of her family is. Would like to know. She married Edward James Race abt. 1890 . They lived in Brooks Twp., Newaygo Co., Mi. in 1894. moving to Grand Rapids in 1900. Edward James Race, died in 1905, Leaving her with five children. She re-married in 1908 to William Kellogg in Grand Rapids. Know nothing about him, or her life after that.