Charlotte Elizabeth Poulton

10 April 1818–20 April 1897 (Age 79)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Charlotte Elizabeth

When Charlotte Elizabeth Poulton was born on 10 April 1818, in London, Middlesex, England, her father, John Poulton, was 32 and her mother, Ann Heath, was 33. She married Joseph Richard Humphreys on 18 November 1842, in Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, England in 1861. She died on 20 April 1897, in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Millville City Cemetery, Millville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Richard Humphreys
Charlotte Elizabeth Poulton
Marriage: 18 November 1842
Eliza Jane Humphreys
Ann Heath P. Humphreys
Charlotte Elizabeth Humphreys
Albert Montgomery Humphreys
Joseph Richard Humphreys Jr
Tryphena Catherine Humphreys
Walter Charles Humphreys
Jesse Brigham Humphreys
William Richard Humphreys
Lorenzo Nathaniel Humphreys

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1842Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 15
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 25
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire, Gloucestershire, Kent, and Lancashire, so named from Old English pōl ‘pool’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

    Sources (22)

    • Charlotte Humphery in household of Joseph Humphery, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Charldtse Poalton in entry for Joseph Humphreys, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
    • Charlotta Poulton in entry for Walter Charles Humphreys, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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