Ellen Bentley

about 1849–
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Bentley was born about 1849, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Bentley, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Hampton, was 37. She married George Beswick about 1872, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

George Beswick
1850–
Ellen Bentley
1849–
Marriage: about 1872
George Beswick
1874–
Ellen Beswick
1875–
Frederick Beswick
1878–
Cyril Beswick
1880–
Arthur H. Beswick
1882–
Florance A. Beswick
1886–
Leonara A. Beswick
1889–
Gertrude E. Beswick
1890–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1872
England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    George Beswick

    Male1874–Male

    Ellen Beswick

    Female1875–Female

    Frederick Beswick

    Male1878–Male

    Cyril Beswick

    Male1880–Male

    Arthur H. Beswick

    Male1882–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Female1832–1887Female

    Tabitha Bentley

    Female1834–Female

    Ellen Bentley

    Female1835–1840Female

    Rachael Bentley

    Female1836–Female

    Male1838–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 1

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1884

Age 35

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, the chief of which are in Derbyshire, Essex, Hampshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and East and South Yorkshire. The place name is from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss Bandle or Bandli or German Bentele, all short forms of the medieval personal name Pantaleon ( see Pantaleo ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Bentley in household of Elizabeth Bentley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ellen Bensley in household of Joseph Bensley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ellen Stoker in household of Joseph Bentley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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