Ellen Payne

9 February 1838–26 August 1930 (Age 92)
Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Payne was born on 9 February 1838, in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Payne, was 40 and her mother, Johannah Ward, was 34. She married William Wade Foster on 1 January 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 August 1930, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wade Foster
1834–1906
Ellen Payne
1838–1930
Marriage: 1 January 1863
Hanna Louisa Foster
1863–1889
Minni Jane Foster
1865–1868
William Payne Foster
1868–1963
Alfred P Foster
1871–1871
John Albert Foster
1873–1876
Elwood Frank Payne Foster
1877–1957

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 16
    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 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Pai(e)n, Pagen (from Latin Paganus), a fairly common personal name among Normans. It derived from a word that originally meant ‘villager, rustic’, later ‘heathen’, but it had doubtless lost these connotations in its use as a late medieval personal name. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.History: Thomas Payne, who was a freeman of Plymouth Colony in 1639, was the founder of a large American family, which included Robert Treat Paine (1731–1814), one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. See also Paine .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Payn
    Payen
    Pagan
    Paynes
    Paine
    Pank
    Phippen
    Pane
    Panes
    Pannell
    Penson

    Sources (21)

    • Ellen Foster, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Ellen Payne in entry for Elwood Frank Foster and Bertha Beverage, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Ellen in entry for Minnie Jane Foster, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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