Laura Ellsworth

1795–1858 (Age 62)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Ellsworth was born on 29 November 1795, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Hezekiah Ellsworth, was 40 and her mother, Laurana Loomis, was 24. She married Ralph Russell on 8 January 1818, in Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 8 April 1858, in Chagrin Falls Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Russell Cemetery, Bentleyville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (3)

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Family Time Line

Laura Ellsworth
1795–1858
Ralph Russell
1783–1866
Marriage: 8 January 1818
Ralph Ellsworth Russell
1818–1850
J. Hoffman Russell
1820–1888
Hezekiah Loomis Russell
1821–1857
Andrew Jackson Russell
1830–
Gersham Sheldon Russell
1832–1854
Joseph Pelton Russell
1834–1870
Laura Josephine Russell
1837–1843

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1818
Chester, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(7)

  • Ralph Ellsworth Russell

    Male1818–1850Male

  • J. Hoffman Russell

    Male1820–1888Male

  • Hezekiah Loomis Russell

    Male1821–1857Male

  • Andrew Jackson Russell

    Male1830–Male

  • Gersham Sheldon Russell

    Male1832–1854Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Hezekiah Ellsworth

    Male1794–1883Male

  • Female1795–1858Female

  • Nathan Ellsworth

    Male1797–1881Male

  • Eunice Ellsworth

    Female1800–1871Female

  • Levi Ellsworth

    Male1803–1855Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Elsworth, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’ ( see Worth ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura Russell in household of Ralph Russell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Laura Ellsworth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Laura Ellsworth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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