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
Elizabeth Miller
Marriage: 11 December 1845
Alice Mary Tea
George William Tea
Lily Tea
Wellington Tea

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Miller


11 December 1845
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


    Alice Mary Tea


    George William Tea


    Lily Tea


    Wellington Tea


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Nagel




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.

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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