Ellen Hodges

7 June 1772–1850
North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Hodges was christened on 7 June 1772, in North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Hodges, was 38 and her mother, Jannet Wright, was 35. She married William Rigby on 1 February 1790, in North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1850, in North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Rigby
1767–1851
Ellen Hodges
1772–1850
Marriage: 1 February 1790
Jenney Rigby
1792–
Ann Rigby
1794–1805
William Rigby
1796–1842
Richard Rigby
1799–1801
Richard Rigby
1802–1860
Ann Rigby
1806–1806

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1790
North Meols, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

    Female1792–Female

    Ann Rigby

    Female1794–1805Female

    William Rigby

    Male1796–1842Male

    Richard Rigby

    Male1799–1801Male

    Male1802–1860Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellin Rigby in entry for Richard Rigby, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"
  • Ellen Rigby in entry for Ann Rigby, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"
  • Ellen Rigby in entry for Ann Rigby, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"

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