Elizabeth Ellen Broughton

1870–10 November 1927 (Age 57)
Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Ellen

When Elizabeth Ellen Broughton was born in 1870, her father, James Broughton, was 37 and her mother, Jane Whitaker, was 35. She married FREDERICK THORNTON on 12 December 1891, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 10 November 1927, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

FREDERICK THORNTON
1869–1908
Elizabeth Ellen Broughton
1870–1927
Marriage: 12 December 1891
Elsie Thornton
1892–1968
James Thornton
1895–
Albert Thornton
1897–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1891
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Female1892–1968Female

    James Thornton

    Male1895–Male

    Albert Thornton

    Male1897–Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Broughton

    Male1833–Male

    Jane Whitaker

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(8)

    Samuel Broughton

    Male1861–Male

    Ada Broughton

    Female1863–Female

    Sarah Ann Broughton

    Female1865–Female

    John Broughton

    Male1866–Male

    Thomas Broughton

    Male1868–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 38

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places in all parts of England called Broughton. The first element is variously Old English brōc ‘brook’, burh ‘fortress’, or beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’; the second is in all cases Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth E Broughton in household of James Broughton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth E Broughton in household of James Broughton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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