Emily Ann Sewell

23 June 1841–19 October 1918 (Age 77)
Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emily Ann

When Emily Ann Sewell was born on 23 June 1841, in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Barnard Sewell, was 21 and her mother, Emily Ellett, was 25. She married Henry William Nichols on 3 March 1860, in City of London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Allegheny Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 19 October 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Nichols
1836–1933
Emily Ann Sewell
1841–1918
Marriage: 3 March 1860
Henry William Nichols
1863–1927
George Edward Nichols
1865–1941
James Arthur Nichols
1867–1934
Emily Nichols
1870–1873
Clara Louise Nichols
1873–1964
Francis Joseph Nichols
1875–1937
Mary Isabell Nichols
1877–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1860City of London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 13
    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 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: from the Middle English personal names Siwal(d) and Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald and Sǣweald, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and sǣ ‘sea’ + weald ‘rule’.2 English: habitational name from Sewell in Bedfordshire, Showell in Oxfordshire, or Seawell or Sywell in Northamptonshire, all of which are named from Old English seofon ‘seven’ + wella ‘spring’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sawall
    Seawell
    Sewall
    Shewell
    Sowell
    Suell

    Story Highlight

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    My name is Karen Raleigh King, Emily Ann Sewell Nichols was my Great-Grandma Ethel Matilda Sewell West's aunt. I found a whole bunch of photos taken around the turn of the century (1900's) and on one …

    Sources (27)

    • Emily Nichols in household of Henry W Nichols, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emily Sewell in household of Joseph Sewell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Emily Nichols in household of Henry W Nichols, "United States Census, 1910"

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