Ellen Florence Gander

14 October 1885–31 March 1961 (Age 75)
Slinfold, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen Florence

When Ellen Florence Gander was born on 14 October 1885, in Slinfold, Sussex, England, her father, Albert Gander, was 33 and her mother, Caroline Harriet Kearvell, was 36. She married Henry Evershed in 1908. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Slinfold, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and West Chiltington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 31 March 1961, in New Zealand, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Henry Evershed
Ellen Florence Gander
Marriage: 1908
Maurice Henry Evershed
Phyllis Kathleen Evershed
Margaret Kervell Evershed
Joyce Constance Alberta Evershed
Joan Thelma Doreen Evershed

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Parents and Siblings

    Albert Gander


    Caroline Harriet Kearvell




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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 2

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

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.

Age 22

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English gander, Old English gand(r)a ‘gander’, ‘male goose’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of geese, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a gander in some way.2 English: variant of Ganter .3 North German: perhaps a habitational name from Gandern in Brandenburg.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen F Gander in household of Albert Gander, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • FLORENCE in household of Henry Evershed, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Ellen Florence Gander, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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