Ellenor Rachel Taylor

5 March 1819–6 December 1859 (Age 40)
Runcorn, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellenor Rachel

When Ellenor Rachel Taylor was born on 5 March 1819, in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, her father, Joseph Taylor, was 53 and her mother, Mary Ellen Callis, was 46. She married Samuel Jefferson Cotterell on 4 April 1838, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 6 December 1859, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Jefferson Cotterell
Ellenor Rachel Taylor
Marriage: 4 April 1838
William Cotterell
Joseph Taylor Cotterell
Mary Jane Cotterell
Sarah Ann Cotterell
Alice Maria Cotterell
Laura Marinda Cotterell
Samuel Henry Cotterell
Helena Ann Cotterell
Martha Ellen Cotterell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1838Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 6
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 11
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Ellen Cottrill in household of Samuel Cottrill, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Unknown in entry for Sarrah A. Gamble, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Ellener Cotteral in household of Samuel Cotteral, "United States Census, 1850"

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