Ellen Fielding

9 February 1841–8 March 1906 (Age 65)
Preston, Lancashire, England

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Fielding was born on 9 February 1841, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Fielding, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Greenwood, was 32. She married William Walton Burton on 2 November 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 8 March 1906, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walton Burton
Ellen Fielding
Marriage: 2 November 1861
Mercy Rachel Burton
Margaret Fielding Burton
Heber Fielding Burton
Hyrum Fielding Burton
John Fielding Burton
Lucy Burton
Mabel Burton
Reuben Fielding Burton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 1
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.
    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 18
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fielden .English: occasionally from a Middle English survival of Old English felding ‘dweller in the field(s), open country’.Irish: possibly a variant of McField (see McPhail ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Fielding Sisters-Rachel, Ellen & Sarah Ann

    Wives of William Walton Burton Quotes taken from Rachel Fielding Burton's own self-written autobiography and which reflect the lives of her sisters, Ellen and Sarah Ann (who shared all things) "I wa …

    Sources (35)

    • Ellen Fielding in household of Josh Fielding, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ellen Fielding in entry for Mercy Rachel Burton Stevens, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ellen Fielding in household of Joseph Fielding, "United States Census, 1860"

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