Jane Minerva Tillotson

Jane Minerva Tillotson


Leonard Tillotson's daughter Jane Minerva Tillotson was born August 14, 1834 in Brunswick, Medina County, Ohio. Jane was the sister of William Thomas Tillotson and a first cousin of my great-great-grandfather Franklin James Tillotson.

Jane married Daniel H. Francis in Brunswick on November 2, 1852. He was the son of Darius Francis and Lyntha Stow. Daniel died of ague (a malaria-like fever) less than two years later on July 25, 1854. Jane and Daniel had no children together.

Daniel H. Francis

Jane later married Belden Colton Linzee on September 17, 1862 in Nelson, Portage County, Ohio. Belden was born at Nelson, Portage County, Ohio on September 20, 1834. He was the son of William H. Linzee and Mary Elizabeth Colton.

Jane and Belden moved to Clinton County, Michigan in 1864. They had one child who was born there:

Jane Minerva Tillotson Linzee

Jane Minerva Tillotson Linzee

Henriette Irene Linzee

Henriette Irene "Etta" Linzee

Etta and Emory Fuller

Henriette Irene "Etta" Linzee and Emory Albert Fuller.

The Linzee Family

Left to right: Henrietta Irene Linzee Fuller, Jane Minerva Tillotson Linzee, Emory Albert Fuller, Belden Colton Linzee.

Jane died of dropsy (edema) in Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan on July 10, 1913. Belden died at Flint, Genessee County, Michigan in 1918. He is buried in Ovid.

See these pages by William Kidder for more information:


Portions of the biographical information courtesy William L. Kidder. He also provided the text of the article about the golden wedding anniverary of Curtis Fuller and Artemsia Hyde.
Photos courtesy William L. Kidder and Elden J. Johnson.


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