Alice Nowell

28 July 1786–October 1861 (Age 75)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Nowell was born on 28 July 1786, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Nowell, was 31 and her mother, Mary Wright, was 22. She married Thomas Earnshaw on 16 June 1804, in Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in October 1861, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Earnshaw
Alice Nowell
Marriage: 16 June 1804
Ellen Earnshaw
about 1805–
Mary Earnshaw
John Earnshaw
Richard Earnshaw
Thomas Earnshaw
Jane Earnshaw
Alice Earnshaw
Mark Earnshaw

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1804Waddington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 15
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 22
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Noel , Knowles , or Newell .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Alice Earnshaw and Sarah Jane Dyson

    Church News - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Week ending September 8, 2001 Remembering those who remained by David M. W. Pickup Emigration often split faithful families The …

    Sources (38)

    • Alice Earnshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Alice Nowell in entry for Mark Ernshaw, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Alice Earnshaw in household of John Earnshaw, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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