Elisabeth Fell

8 March 1762–
Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Fell was christened on 8 March 1762, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Fell, was 26 and her mother, Jane Fell, was 26. She married Thomas Creary in 1789, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Thomas Creary
Elisabeth Fell
Marriage: 1789
Robert Crierie
Thomas Creary
Elizabeth Creary
Ann Creary

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Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly northern): topographic name for someone who lived by an area of high ground or by a prominent crag, from northern Middle English fell ‘high ground’, ‘rock’, ‘crag’ (Old Norse fjall, fell).2 English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Middle English fell, Middle High German vel, or German Fell or Yiddish fel, all of which mean ‘skin’, ‘hide’, or ‘pelt’. Yiddish fel refers to untanned hide, in contrast to pelts ‘tanned hide’ ( see Pilcher ).

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

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Sources (28)

  • Elisabeth Fell, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Elisabeth Fell, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Elizabeth Crierie in entry for Robert Crierie, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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