Ellen Seddon

Brief Life History of Ellen

Ellen Seddon was born on 22 April 1703, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Edmond Seddon. She married Isaac Fletcher on 19 September 1731, in Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Isaac Fletcher
Ellen Seddon
Marriage: 19 September 1731
Abraham Fletcher
Alice Fletcher
Isaac Fletcher
Hannah Fletcher
Ann Fletcher
Jacob Fletcher
Ann Fletcher

Sources (17)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen Seddon - Church record: birth: 24 April 1703; Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Ellen Seddon, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ellen Fletcher in entry for Ann Fletcher, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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1801 · The Act of Union

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

apparently a habitational name from a Lancashire place which has not been identified. The surname is extremely common in Lancashire, especially in the Manchester area, where it was first recorded in the 14th century.

variant of Seadon, perhaps a habitational name from Seething (Norfolk). The placename probably means ‘(place of) the people of a man called Sītha’, from an Old English personal name Sītha + the groupname suffix -ingas.

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

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