Ellen Maria Hastings

1 December 1841–9 May 1917 (Age 75)
Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ellen Maria

When Ellen Maria Hastings was born on 1 December 1841, in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joel Smith Hastings, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Chamberlain, was 21. She married Calvin W Burns on 26 September 1860. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Forest City Township, Howard, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Howard, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 9 May 1917, in Cass Lake, Cass, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cass Lake, Cass, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin W Burns
1839–1925
Ellen Maria Hastings
1841–1917
Marriage: 26 September 1860
Lucius Hastings Burns
1862–1925
Myron Nellis Burns
1866–1947
Lee A. Burns
1882–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 September 1860
children

(3)

    Lucius Hastings Burns

    Male1862–1925Male

    Myron Nellis Burns

    Male1866–1947Male

    Lee A. Burns

    Male1882–1915Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 5

Iowa is the 29th state.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from Hastings, a place in Sussex, on the south coast of England, near which the English army was defeated by the Normans in 1066 . It is named from Old English Hǣstingas ‘people of Hǣsta’. The surname was taken to Scotland under William the Lion in the latter part of the 12th century. It also assimilated some instances of the native Scottish surname Harestane ( see Hairston ).2 English: variant of Hasting .3 Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistín ‘descendant of Oistín’, the Gaelic form of Augustine ( see Austin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen M Burns in household of Calvin W Burns, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Ellen M Burns in household of Calvin W Burns, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ellen Burns in household of Calvin Burns, "United States Census, 1870"

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