Date of Service: 1867-1871
1831+/-: Ellen Mary Jackson is born in Maryland.
1848: Ellen Mary Jackson marries Zorabable H.H. Cropper on February 2nd, in Baltimore, MD.
1850: In the U.S. Census, she is 19 years old, married to Zorabable H.H. Cropper.
1860: In the U.S. Census, Ellen Cropper is 28, living with her husband and two children, living in the home of Edwin Krebs, Baltimore, MD.
1867-1871: Ellen Mary Cropper is named First Assistant at Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, VA. Her salary is $400/year.
1884+/-: Ellen Mary Cropper dies at the age of 54.
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org