Ellen Wardwell

Female3 July 1789–2 September 1791

Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Wardwell was born on 3 July 1789, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Allen Wardwell, was 24 and her mother, Abigail Smith, was 23. She died on 2 September 1791, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 2.

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Allen Wardwell
Abigail Smith
Ellen Wardwell
Allen Wardwell
Elanore Taylor Wardwell
George Smith Wardwell
Josiah Smith Wardwell
William Taylor Wardwell
Nancy Russell Wardwell
Mary Smith Wardwell

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Wardwell, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Ellen Wardwell, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Ellen Wardwell, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (3)

1790 · 13th State

Age 1

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 2

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Wardle or a habitational name from a place called Wordwell in Suffolk, probably named with an Old English wride ‘bend’ + well ‘stream’.

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

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