Ella Van Auken

Brief Life History of Ella

When Ella Van Auken was born about 1863, in New York, United States, her father, Abraham Benson Van Aken, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth VanKeuren, was 22. She married Robert Parsons on 4 July 1892, in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States. She lived in Kingston, Ulster, New York, United States for about 15 years.

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Robert Parsons
Ella Van Auken
about 1863–
Marriage: 4 July 1892

Sources (5)

  • Ella Vanaken, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ella VanAken - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Ella VanAken
  • Ella Vanaken in household of Abraham Vanaken, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)

about 1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

about 1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

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.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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