Charles Ela

1811–1838 (Age 27)
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Ela was born about 1811, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Nathaniel Whittier Ela, was 45 and his mother, Esther Emerson, was 45. He married Catherine Wentworth on 26 May 1835. He died in June 1838, at the age of 27.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ela
1811–1838
Catherine Wentworth
1815–1836
Marriage: 26 May 1835

Spouse & Children

  • Male1811–1838Male

  • Catherine Wentworth

    Female1815–1836Female

MARRIAGE
26 May 1835

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

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

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 8

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Ela, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Charles Ela, "New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947"
  • Charles Ela, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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