Ellen Kain

about 1795–4 December 1854 (Age 59)
Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Kain was born about 1795, in Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Daniel Kane, was 25 and her mother, Louisa Phillips, was 21. She married Thomas Wakefield about 1825, in Finchingfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shoreditch St Leonard, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 4 December 1854, in Hoxton New Town, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Thomas Wakefield
Ellen Kain
Marriage: about 1825
John Wakefield
Thomas Howard Wakefield
Ellen Wakefield

Spouse and Children

about 1825
Finchingfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 6

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 13

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 20

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of Irish Kane ; also a variant of Coyne .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen . This was the family name of the first Chief Rabbi of Berlin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elen Wakfield in household of Thomas Wakfield, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ellen McLean Wakefield in entry for Ellen Wakefield, "England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971"
  • Ellen Kach in entry for John Wakefield, "England, Essex Non-Conformist Church Records, 1613-1971"

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