Catherine Harriet Fell

20 March 1825–19 May 1865 (Age 40)
Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine Harriet

When Catherine Harriet Fell was born on 20 March 1825, in Paddington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Charles Fell, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ewers, was 33. She married John Paternoster Squires on 21 August 1843, in Putney, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Putney, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 19 May 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Paternoster Squires
Catherine Harriet Fell
Marriage: 21 August 1843
Mary Ann Fell Squires
John Fell Squires
Richard Fell Squires
Henry Fell "Harry" Squires
Walter Charles Fell Squires
Alice Fell Squires
William Samuel Fell Squires
Emeline Harriet Fell Squires

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  • Marriage
    21 August 1843Putney, London, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1831 · Old London Bridge Opens
    Age 6
    The popular childhood rhyme "London Bridge is Falling Down" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 11
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): from northern Middle English fel(l) ‘fell, hill, mountain’ (Old Norse fell, fjall), a topographic name denoting someone who lived on a fell, or an area of high ground.English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a furrier, a dealer in hides or skins, from Middle English fel, Middle High German vel, German Fell or Yiddish fel, all of which mean ‘skin, hide’, or ‘pelt’. Yiddish fel refers to untanned hide, in contrast to pelts ‘tanned hide’ (see Pilcher ).

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

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    Squires, John Fell -

    "John Fell Squires was the 2nd child of John Paternoster and Catherine Harriet Fell Squires. The family was converted to the LDS church in 1853 and left for America on the ship the International the s …

    Sources (40)

    • Cathrine H Squires in household of John Squires, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catherine in entry for Alice Squires, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Catherine Squires in household of John Squires, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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