Rachael Rowell

4 January 1877–4 February 1959 (Age 82)
Haddenham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rachael

When Rachael Rowell was born on 4 January 1877, in Haddenham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Levitt Collin Rowell, was 37 and her mother, Jane Murfitt, was 37. She married Jonathan Balls in 1901, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Cranleigh, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 4 February 1959, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Balls
1873–1945
Rachael Rowell
1877–1959
Marriage: 1901
Nellie Edith Balls
1902–
Ethel May Balls
1904–
Doris Winifred Balls
1904–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1901
Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Nellie Edith Balls

    Female1902–Female

    Ethel May Balls

    Female1904–Female

    Doris Winifred Balls

    Female1904–1976Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 7

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 27

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, a variant of Rothwell (representing the local pronunciation of the place in Northamptonshire). 2. habitational name from a place in Devon, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + hyll ‘hill’. 3. from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Rowe 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachael Rowell in household of Thomas Walker, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Rachel Rowell in household of Levitt C Rowell, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Rachel Balls in household of Jonathan Balls, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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