Ellen Ward

6 May 1809–10 March 1865 (Age 55)
Barnshaw, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Ward was born on 6 May 1809, in Barnshaw, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Ward, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Wright, was 41. She married James Pearson Brown on 21 June 1825, in St Wilfrid's Church, Northenden, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Northenden, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1825. She died on 10 March 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Pearson Brown
1800–1845
Ellen Ward
1809–1865
Marriage: 21 June 1825
Nancy Brown
1826–1869
John Brown
1826–1828
William Brown
1828–1829
Elizabeth Brown
1830–1912
Sarah Ann Brown
1832–1886
James Brown
1835–1898
William Henry Brown
1839–1839
Ann Brown
1842–1906

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1825St Wilfrid's Church, Northenden, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1815
    Age 6
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 18
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Warshawsky
    Wardman
    Warde

    Sources (26)

    • Ellen Ward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • 1851 England Census
    • Ellen Ward, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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