Ellen Parr

from 1797 to 1801–
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

Ellen Parr was born from 1797 to 1801, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Lawrence Parr. She married John Brewer on 26 April 1816, in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Walton on the Hill, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Quernmore, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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John Brewer
Ellen Parr
Marriage: 26 April 1816
Thomas Brewer
Jane Loxam
Richard Brewer
Isabella Brewer
Mary Brewer
John Brewer
Marey Brewer

Spouse and Children

26 April 1816
Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Lawrence Parr




World Events (8)


Age 18

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built

Age 18

In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.

Age 33

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Parr in Lancashire, which was named in Old English with pearr ‘enclosure’.2 German: from Middle Low German parre ‘parish’, ‘district’, ‘minister's house’; a metonymic occupational name for a parson or for someone who worked in a parsonage or manse. Compare Pfarr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Brewer in household of Thomas Brewer, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ellen Brewer in household of Thomas Brewer, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ellen Brewer in household of Thomas Brewer, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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