Ella Van Auken

about 1863–Deceased (Age NaN)
New York, United States

The Life of Ella

When Ella Van Auken was born about 1863, in New York, United States, her father, Abraham Benson Van Aken, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth VanKeuren, was 21.

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Ella Van Auken

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Benson Van Aken


    Elizabeth VanKeuren




    Lawrence C Van Auken



    Bruyn Van Auken


    Jennie Van Auken


    Sarah Martha Van Aken


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World Events (3)


Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 54

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ella VanAken - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Ella VanAken

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