Elizabeth Abel

24 November 1816–
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Abel was born on 24 November 1816, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Abel, was 53 and her mother, Charlotte Dungworth, was 37. She married John Smith on 11 October 1836, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Middleham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
Elizabeth Abel
Marriage: 11 October 1836
Annie Smith
Charlotte Abel Smith
Arthur Smith
Ernest Smith
Mary Ann Smith
Charles Henry Smith
Eliza Emma Smith
John Edward Smith
Isabella Martha Smith

Spouse and Children

11 October 1836
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 5

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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

In Hebrew, the scriptural name is Hébhel, which has been translated as "vanity or vapor" and as "breath." The son of Adam perhaps received the name due to the shortness of his life; however, he had this name from his birth.

Story Highlight

From the Research of Marilyn Kay Howe - Elizabeth Abel (1816)

Elizabeth Able Name from birth registration as mother of her daughter Charlotte. Ancestral File: Gives birthdate and place, wife of John Smith. Also dates from Logan/1972. Father is Isaac Abel, …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Smith in household of John Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elizabeth Smith in household of John Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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