When Elizabeth Ellen Brindle was born on 19 August 1885, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nathaniel Brindle, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Ellen Winstanley, was 32. She married Henry Houghton on 2 June 1906, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wigan All Saints, Lancashire, England in 1891 and Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 28 years.
English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Brindle, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + hyll ‘hill’.
South German: rare variant of Brindl or Bründl (and, in North America, also an altered form of these), a topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, from a Bavarian diminutive of Middle High German brun(ne) ‘spring, stream’.