Ella Armstrong Seward

18 March 1870–18 January 1935 (Age 64)
New York, United States

The Life of Ella Armstrong

When Ella Armstrong Seward was born on 18 March 1870, in New York, United States, her father, Frederick Whittlesey Seward, was 24 and her mother, Ella Armstrong, was 22. She lived in Dorsey, Colfax, New Mexico, United States in 1900 and Chico, Colfax, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 January 1935, in Raton, Colfax, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fairmont Cemetery, Raton, Colfax, New Mexico, United States.

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Frederick Whittlesey Seward
Ella Armstrong
Edwin Polydore Seward
Ella Armstrong Seward

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    Frederick Whittlesey Seward





World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 6

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name representing two originally distinct personal names, Siward and Seward, Old English Sigeweard and Sǣweard, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and sǣ ‘sea’ + weard ‘guard’, ‘protect’. They became confused in the late Old English period.2 English: occupational name for a swineherd, from Old English ‘pig’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.3 Irish: when not of English origin (see 1 above) a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Suaird, Ó Suairt, usually Anglicized as Sword .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ella Seward in household of Frederick W Seward, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ella Deward in household of Edwin Deward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Seward in household of Edwin P Seward, "United States Census, 1900"

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