- Born: 14 Mar 1839, Michigan
- Marriage (1): William P. Richart on 27 Sep 1860 in Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan
- Died: 26 Apr 1911, Macon Township, Lenawee County, Michigan at age 72
- Buried: Macon Cemetery, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan
Ellen Howell died of Pneumonia.
Vertical Files, Richart Carriage Shop, Research Center, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI, "History of the Richart Carriage Shop": Ellen was the daughter of one of the earliest settlers in the area. They had two daughters, one of whom, Elva, still survived when the building was dismantled and moved to the [Greenfield] Village. She provided much of the information on the Richart family."
Ellen married William P. Richart, son of Robert Richart and Mary Lowery Biddle, on 27 Sep 1860 in Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan. (William P. Richart was born on 15 Oct 1832 in McEwensville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, died on 16 Feb 1906 in Macon Township, Lenawee County, Michigan and was buried in Macon Cemetery, Macon, Lenawee County, Michigan.)