Wellington Tea

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

Sources (11)

  • Walton Tea, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wellington Tea, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Wellington Tea, "Ohio, Voter Records, 1893-1960"

World Events (8)

1822 · The Cuyahoga River Bridge

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

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.


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Yin, Bak, Boon, Chak, Heng, Him, Hing, Tong. Vietnamese Huy, Ngo, Nguon, Thy, Tien.

English (Gloucestershire): variant of Tee .

Cambodian: written ទៀ, of Chinese origin. It corresponds to a term of address for a father used by Chinese Cambodians, and also to Chinese 茶 ‘tea’.

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

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