Ellen Binns

6 April 1835–6 May 1913 (Age 78)
St Bartholomew's Church, Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Binns was born on 6 April 1835, in St Bartholomew's Church, Colne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Binns, was 28 and her mother, Susan Hey, was 27. She married Reuben Broadbent on 29 June 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 6 May 1913, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Broadbent
Ellen Binns
Marriage: 29 June 1854
Harriet Capes Broadbent
Nathan Binns Broadbent
Fuller Steward Broadbent

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 7
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 24
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a locality in the Morley Wapentake of Yorkshire, perhaps Binns in South Owram or more likely High Binns in Oxenhope, which is close to Haworth, where the earliest evidence of the surname occurs. The placename is probably the plural form of Middle English binn ‘stall, manger’ (compare Bines 2).Altered form of German or Swiss German Bins or Binz , or of some other similar (like-sounding) German surname.

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

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    Story Highlight


    (story found in personal papers of Jan K. Dixon) While some of this story is the same as the other one posted here there are some differences. jkd John Binns was a stonem …

    Sources (18)

    • Ellen Binns in household of John Binns, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ellen Burns in entry for Fuller Steward Broadbent, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ellen Broadbent in household of Reuben Broadbent, "United States Census, 1880"

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