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On November 16, 1887 she married Richard William Elliott (1858-? This branch of the family has been one of the most interesting to research.
There is a lot of history here and some confusion, so pay attention!
They had 2 daughters, Marie Antoinette (1889-1984) and Emily Maude (1893- ? Marie, high society debutante, married William Greville Birkett (1880-1963) of Derbyshire, England in 1933 at 43 years old. Emily Maude is also a high society girl listed in several newspapers when she has a "surprise marriage" to Joseph Bradford Carr (1893-1915) of Troy, NY, in December 1913. His grandfather, Joseph Bradford Carr (1828-1895), was a Major General in the US Army & served during the Civil War. Married at the Methodist Episcopal Church in North Troy, they lived in upstate NY. Unfortunately, the next year Joseph died at the young age of 22, two months before Natalie's first birthday.
Marie was a graduate of the Convent of the Sacred Heart & Institute of Musical Art. Emily and Natalie moved back to NYC and lived with Emily's parents till at least 1930, as listed on the census at 64 East 86 St.
*wink wink* Richard Elliott comes from a well-to-do family from Detroit, Michigan. Elliott (1795 -1864), came to Detroit as one of the area's first formally educated architects.
There is a cemetery there that is full of their family. He was a Major in the US Army (Michigan 16th Infantry Regiment) & a Civil War hero who died in battle in 1864 at Topoptomy Creek, VA.
The family owned an estate called Gray Rocks in Clinton, CT., where she apparently met William, who is listed as a "motor engineer" on his WW1 registration card. In 1933, Natalie makes headlines in the national news as a student at Vassar College.
At Oxford, he finds a mentor and father figure in the towering Germanic philologist Joseph Wright—although naturally the screenwriters can’t resist reminding us that Wright, played by a white-bearded Derek Jacobi, bears a striking resemblance to another white-bearded wizard whose name begins with a “G.” Lily Collins’s Edith—musically talented in her own right but a penniless orphan—dispenses the wisdom of Galadriel to her sweetheart.
Robert had a brother, William, who was a US Army Captain who died at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Another of Robert's brothers, Walter Hackett Elliott (1842-1928), also served during the Civil War with the Fifth Ohio Voluteers.
Natalie & Walter Coll had four children: Joseph, Richard, I. Richard was a doctor who passed away in 2003 who was married to Joan Hannigan Coll Ph. Ashley is a talented artist & illustrator whose work can be seen here:
And Marjorie was married to orthopedic surgeon Michael Prepon, who passed away in 1993 at 49 years old. You may have seen my third cousin Laura Prepon on television as Donna on "That 70's Show" and the modern day hit "Orange is the New Black".
"She was not a guilty woman, neither was she a saint; she was an upright, charming woman, a little frivolous, somewhat impulsive, but always pure; she was a queen, at times ardent in her fancies for her favourites and thoughtless in her policy, but proud and full of energy; a thorough woman in her winsome ways and tenderness of heart, until she became a martyr."~ "We have followed the history of Marie Antoinette with the greatest diligence and scrupulosity. We have talked with some of her friends and some of her enemies; we have read, certainly not all, but hundreds of the libels written against her; and we have, in short, examined her life with– if we may be allowed to say so of ourselves– something of the accuracy of contemporaries, the diligence of inquirers, and the impartiality of historians, all combined; and we feel it our duty to declare, in as a solemn a manner as literature admits of, our well-matured opinion that every reproach against the morals of the queen was a gross calumny– that she was, as we have said, one of the purest of human beings."~from "It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely there never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision.