John Twell

1803–11 May 1860 (Age 57)
Thorpe-in-the-Fallows, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Twell was born in 1803, in Thorpe-in-the-Fallows, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Twell, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Carlisle, was 22. He married Sarah Carter on 19 May 1834, in Welton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 11 May 1860, in Ingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ingham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Twell
Sarah Carter
Marriage: 19 May 1834
William Twell
Mary Twell
Elizabeth Twell

Spouse and Children

19 May 1834
Welton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 5

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 12

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 20

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire): from a personal name based on Old French Otuel.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Twell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Vickers in entry for John Vickers, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • John Twell, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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