Elisabeth Fell

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Fell was christened on 8 March 1762, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Fell, was 27 and her mother, Jane Fell, was 27. 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
about 1790–
Thomas Creary
about 1795–
Elizabeth Creary
about 1799–
Ann Creary

Sources (28)

  • Elisabeth Fell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Fell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Elisabeth Fell, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): from northern Middle English fel(l) ‘fell, hill, mountain’ (Old Norse fell, fjall), a topographic name denoting someone who lived on a fell, or an area of high ground.

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a furrier, a dealer in hides or skins, from Middle English fel, Middle High German vel, 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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