Ellen Denton

3 January 1890–
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Denton was christened on 3 January 1890, in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Jonathan Denton, was 38 and her mother, Emma Sophia Day, was 37.

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Family Time Line

George Jonathan Denton
1851–1901
Emma Sophia Day
1853–
Albert Edward Denton
1871–
Charles William Denton
1874–
James Edward Denton
1875–
John Denton
1877–
Henry George Denton
1878–
Emily Elizabeth Denton
1880–
Walter Denton
1881–
Florence Lilly Denton
1883–
Ethel Denton
1886–1966
Ellen Denton
1890–
Sidney Joseph Denton
1891–

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World Events (3)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places so called. The vast majority, including those in Cambridgeshire, Cumbria, Dumfries, County Durham, Kent, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Oxfordshire, Sussex, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. An isolated example in Northamptonshire appears in Domesday Book as Dodintone ‘settlement associated with Dodda’.

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

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  • Ellen Denton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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