Hannah Ely

Female21 August 1802–25 February 1890

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Ely was born on 21 August 1802, in Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Ely, was 24 and her mother, Rachel Hartley, was 28. She married Moses Townsend Fell on 15 August 1822, in Plumstead Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States for about 20 years and Venice, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 25 February 1890, in Scipio Center, Cayuga, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sherwood, Cayuga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Townsend Fell
Hannah Ely
Marriage: 15 August 1822
Anna E. Fell
Rachel Fell
John Ely Fell
Mary A. Fell
Joseph S Fell
Ellwood H Fell

Sources (15)

  • Hannah Fell in household of Moses T Fell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Ely, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Hannah Ely, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 August 1822Plumstead Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 21

    Established in 1823

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Ely, a cathedral city on an island in the fens north of Cambridge, so named from Old English ǣl ‘eel’ + ‘district’.

    English, French, and Breton (Finistère): from the Middle English, Old French personal name Elie, Hely (Elijah in the King James Bible); see Ellis and Elias .

    English: variant of Healey .

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

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