Eleanor Isabella Christton

Female24 October 1816–

Brief Life History 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 44 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

Sources (21)

  • Elenor Mathews in household of William Christian, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ellen Matthews in household of Geo Matthews, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Christian in entry for George E Matthews, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1840Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +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. 

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 17

    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.

    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

    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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