Louis Appleton married (when? where?) by 1869 Ellen Ann Hess, b. ca. 1841, Darke Co., OH, daughter of John Hess and Sarah Danner. They had two daughters, Ida M., b. 3 Nov 1869, Darke, and Laura J., b. 21 May 1870, Darke. (Dates, parents from Darke County records) Ellen A. Appleton, 29, OH, was head of household in Franklin Twp., Darke, in 1870, with Ida, 1, and Laura J., born in May. What happened to Louis?
Ellen A. Appleton m. 2 30 Sep 1878, Miami Co., OH, John Stricker, b. 3 Nov 1827, Montgomery Co., OH, d. 18 Aug 1900, Miami Co., OH, son of John Michael Stricker and Christian, German emigrants. Ida M. Appleton, 11, and Laura J. Appleton, 10, both b. OH of parents b. OH were listed on the 1880 Union Twp., Miami Co., OH census as stepdaughters of John Stricker, 52, OH, tinner; Ellen A., 39, OH was listed as his wife. What happened to Ida and Laura after 1880? Did they marry? When, where did they die? Ellen had one child by her second marriage, Angeline Stricker, b. 23 Apr 1882, Laura, Miami Co., OH; d. 25 Feb 1970, Knoxville, TN; m. 23 Apr 1906, Springfield, OH, Fred R. Salway.
Ellen separated from John Stricker. When and where did she die? Did she become a Seventh Day Adventist? Move to Battle Creek, MI?