Family of Anne Ridge (4) & Bartley O'Donnell
11. Nellie (Ellen) O'Donnell. Born in Sep 1876 in Roisín na Mainiach, Co. Galway, Connaught, Ireland. Immigrated abt 1887 to USA. Was on the census for St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota, in 1895.  Was on the census for Gardiner, Park Co., Montana, in 1900.  Was on the census for Wallace, Shoshone Co., Idaho, in 1910.  Was on the census for Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai Co., Idaho, in 1930.  Nellie (Ellen) died on 27 Mar 1954 in Heutter, Kootenai Co., Idaho.  Buried in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota. Occupation: waitress at The Aberdeen Hotel (1895 census); Operated a rooming house in Idaho.
On 28 Mar 1900 Nellie (Ellen) first married George R. Brownlow, son of Thomas Brownlow (abt 1834-) & Anna Patterson (abt 1840-), in Lewis and Clark Co., Montana.  Born on 29 Mar 1862 in County Down, Ulster Province, Northern Ireland. ,, Was on the census for Bruce Twp., LaSalle Co., Illinois, in 1880.  Was on the census for Gardiner, Park Co., Montana, in 1900.  Was on the census for Wallace, Shoshone Co., Idaho, in 1910.  George R. died in Seattle, King Co., Washington, on 11 Mar 1917; he was 54.  Buried in Wallace, Shoshone Co., Idaho.  Occupation: Miner.
Abt 1925 Nellie (Ellen) second married Tom Jay.
Nellie did not have any children of her own, but she helped to raise George Brownlow's four children from his first marriage to Hannah Bell Mitchelson.