Ellen Ann Gale

24 March 1847–6 November 1933 (Age 86)
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen Ann

When Ellen Ann Gale was born on 24 March 1847, in Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Gale, was 24 and her mother, Emily Blake, was 27. She married Ora Evans Knowlton on 2 September 1865, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in School District 28 Raymond, Phillips, Montana, United States in 1910 and Teton, Montana, United States in 1930. She died on 6 November 1933, in Choteau, Teton, Montana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Choteau Cemetery, Choteau, Teton, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ora Evans Knowlton
1841–1891
Ellen Ann Gale
1847–1933
Marriage: 2 September 1865
Marian Ellen Knowlton
1865–1878
Ora Epraim Knowlton
1866–1955
Emily Knowlton
1870–1946
Emery Philip Knowlton
1872–1950

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1865Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1848
    Age 1
    Bingham Canyon is located in the Oquirrh Mountains approximately twenty-five miles southwest of Salt Lake City. The canyon was first settled in August 1848 by two Mormon pioneers, Thomas and Sanford Bingham. The two brothers had been sent to the area by Brigham Young, who requested that they take a herd of horses and cattle belonging to himself, the Bingham family, and others up to the high land around the main canyon. They erected a small cabin about one-and-a-half miles below the entrance to the canyon on the north side of its creek.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French gal, gale, galle ‘cock, cockerel’.English: habitational name from a minor place called with either Middle English gale, gagel (Old English gagel) ‘bog myrtle’, or with Middle English gale ‘fishery paying dues to the lord’ (Old English gafol ‘tax’?) such as Gale in Bickington (Devon) and The Gale, the name of a fishery in Ham and Stone (Gloucestershire).English: topographic name from Middle English gale, gail (Old Norse geil) ‘ravine, narrow lane’, or a habitational name from a place so named such as Gale in Littleborough, Rochdale (Lancashire), or possibly High Gale in Tatham or Tunstall (Lancashire). With the sense ‘narrow lane’ it is found in several street names in medieval York.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gaylor
    Galer
    Gail
    Gayles
    Gayle

    Story Highlight

    Conversion and Immigration

    Ellen Gale was born in England to Charles and Emily Gale. When she was 15 a missionary from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints converted some or all of the family and they came on board …

    Sources (15)

    • Ellen Knowlton in household of Ora Knowlton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ellan Gail in entry for Emery Knowlton and Eva Q. Mcguinness, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Ellen Gale in household of Charles Gale, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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