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
Emily Ann Sewell
Marriage: 3 March 1860
Henry William Nichols
George Edward Nichols
James Arthur Nichols
Emily Nichols
Clara Louise Nichols
Francis Joseph Nichols
Mary Isabell Nichols

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1860City of London, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    Story Highlight


    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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