Rosa Ellery

Female1817–2 August 1879

Brief Life History of Rosa

When Rosa Ellery was born in 1817, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Ellery, was 23 and her mother, Ann Osborn, was 20. She married John Amy Tremaine on 25 March 1841, in St Minver, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 August 1879, in Listowel, North Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Listowel, North Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

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John Amy Tremaine
Rosa Ellery
Marriage: 25 March 1841
Elizabeth Anne Tremain
Emma Bell Tremain
William Peter Ellery Tremain
Richard O Tremain
John Amey Tremain
Susanna Amey Tremain

Sources (19)

  • Rosa Tremain in entry for George Portens and Susannah Tremain, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Rosa Tremain, "Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Rosey Ellery Osborn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 March 1841St Minver, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 6

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 16

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 26

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Hillary .

    habitational name from Elleray in Windermere (Westmorland), probably from Old Norse elri ‘alder’ + vrá ‘nook’.


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

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