Elizabeth Jane Jewell

15 February 1835–
Crowan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Jewell was born on 15 February 1835, in Crowan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Jewell, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Harris, was 35. She lived in Launceston St Mary Magdalene, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Isaac Jewell
Sarah Harris
Isaac Jewell
Thomas Jewell
William Jewell
Isaac Jewell
Christiana Jewell
Salome Jewell
Ann Jewell
John Jewell
Abraham Jewell
Elizabeth Jane Jewell

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 45

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (of Breton or Cornish origin): from a Celtic personal name, Old Breton Iudicael, composed of elements meaning ‘lord’ + ‘generous’, ‘bountiful’, which was borne by a 7th-century saint, a king of Brittany who abdicated and spent the last part of his life in a monastery. Forms of this name are found in medieval records not only in Devon and Cornwall, where they are of native origin, but also in East Anglia and even Yorkshire, whither they were imported by Bretons after the Norman Conquest.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Jane Jewell in household of Richard Jewell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Jane Jewill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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