Ellen M Thackery

1853–17 June 1882 (Age 29)

The Life of Ellen M

When Ellen M Thackery was born in 1853, in Canada, her father, Francis Thackeray, was 32 and her mother, Mary A Moore, was 21. She married Charles W Hough on 23 March 1871, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 17 June 1882, in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States.

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Charles W Hough
Ellen M Thackery
Marriage: 23 March 1871
John S. Hough
Frank Richard Hough
Daisy Hough
Olive Hough

Spouse and Children

23 March 1871
Grinnell, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States


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+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

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

Age 16


Name Meaning

English: variant of Thackeray .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Thackery in household of Frank Thackery, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Hough, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ellen Thackeray in entry for John S. Hough and Bessie V. Lanning, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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