Wellington Tea

4 September 1821–18 October 1899 (Age 78)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Wellington

When Wellington Tea was born on 4 September 1821, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Tea, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Nagel, was 27. He married Elizabeth Miller on 11 December 1845, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in New Berlin, Union, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 18 October 1899, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wellington Tea
1821–1899
Elizabeth Miller
1824–1861
Marriage: 11 December 1845
Alice Mary Tea
1850–1915
George William Tea
1854–1924
Lily Tea
1856–1942
Wellington Tea
1861–1861

Spouse and Children

    Male1821–1899Male

    Elizabeth Miller

    Female1824–1861Female

MARRIAGE
11 December 1845
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Alice Mary Tea

    Female1850–1915Female

    George William Tea

    Male1854–1924Male

    Lily Tea

    Female1856–1942Female

    Wellington Tea

    Male1861–1861Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1790–1843Male

    Elizabeth Nagel

    Female1794–1867Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1822 · The Cuyahoga River Bridge

Age 1

Both sides of Cleveland, being split by the Cuyahoga River, came together and jointly built a float bridge to help residents pass from one side of the river to the other without having to use a boat.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English (Gloucestershire): probably a variant of Tye . Compare Tee .2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Thie .3 Cambodian: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Walton Tea, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wellington Tea, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Willington Tea, "United States Census, 1860"

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