Eleanor Isabella Christton

24 October 1816–
Deptford Town, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eleanor Isabella

When Eleanor Isabella Christton was born on 24 October 1816, in Deptford Town, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Christton, was 40 and her mother, Mary Hogarth Brown, was 36. She married George E Matthews about 1840, in Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Deptford St Paul, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

George E Matthews
Eleanor Isabella Christton
Marriage: about 1840
Thomas Matthews
William Matthews
James George Matthews
George Edward Matthews
Jonathan Edgar Matthews
John Matthews
Edward Matthews
Robert Matthews
Chas Matthews
Mary E Matthews

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1840Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 5
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 38
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    (2007: 239; 2010: 177)Altered form of Christman , a surname of English or perhaps German origin. It is found mainly among African Americans.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Eleanor Isabella Matthew in entry for William Matthew, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elenor Mathews in household of William Christian, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915

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