Angeline Ellsworth

18 August 1822–8 March 1845 (Age 22)
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Angeline

When Angeline Ellsworth was born on 18 August 1822, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ezekiel Ellsworth, was 41 and her mother, Abigail Taylor, was 42. She married Charles Merrick Hitchcock in 1838, in Hancock, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 8 March 1845, in her hometown, at the age of 22, and was buried in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Charles Merrick Hitchcock
Angeline Ellsworth
Marriage: 1838
Charles Merrick Hitchcock
Charlotte M. Hitchcock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1838Hancock, Addison, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 8
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 8
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Elsworth, a lost place in Norwood near Fewston (Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name El(l)i (see Ellington ) + Old English worth ‘enclosure’ (see Worth ).English: habitational name from Elworth in Abbotsbury (Dorset) with instrusive -s-, from the Old English personal name Ella + Old English worth.English: rare variant of Elsworthy, a habitational name from Elworthy (Somerset), with the same origin as the placename in 2 above (with Old English worth later replaced by worthig) ‘enclosure’.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Angeline Ellsworth in entry for Hitchcock, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Angeline R. Hitchcock in entry for Hitchcock, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Angeline Ellsworth, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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