Ellen Abel

9 August 1850–27 March 1873 (Age 22)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Abel was born on 9 August 1850, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Abel, was 21 and her mother, Ann Methley, was 25. She married Thomas Grafton Steele on 13 September 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 27 March 1873, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Grafton Steele
1846–1892
Ellen Abel
1850–1873
Marriage: 13 September 1868
Thomas Edward Steele
1869–1960
Charles Frederick Steele
1871–1871
John Abel Steele
1873–1873

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 September 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 13
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Abeln
    Aupperle
    Able
    Abell
    Appling
    Blain
    Abels
    Abelyan
    Belka
    Apelian
    Abelson
    Abelard
    Albrecht
    Abbe
    Aubel

    Sources (17)

    • Ellen Abel in household of Isaac Abel, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Ellen Adel in entry for Thomas Edward Steele, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ellen Abel in household of Isaac Abel, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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