Notes for Frances Stead: (3) Frances Stead was born at Eastport, Me., on April 28, 1807. She became the wife of Rev. L. Rouse, who for 20 years was general agent of the American Tract society, having in charge Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. In 1860 the family removed to Grinnell Ia., where he died. Mrs. Rouse, after a long and useful life, died at the home of her son, Frank I. Rouse, at Colorado Springs, Col., on March 4, 1888. Frank is her only surviving child.
Source: Detroit News - Tribune (about 1903) Series of articles on the history of Detroit, this article was on Benjamin Stead and family
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