Elizabeth Burgess Ellis

about 1839–
Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Burgess

Elizabeth Burgess Ellis was born about 1839, in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of George Burgess Ellis. She married George William Greaves on 26 September 1859, in Heaton Norris St Thomas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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George William Greaves
Elizabeth Burgess Ellis
Marriage: 26 September 1859

Spouse and Children

26 September 1859
Heaton Norris St Thomas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    George Burgess Ellis




World Events (3)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 3

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Age 45

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Burgess Ellis, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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