Ellen H. Ransom

Female1851–3 October 1879

Brief Life History of Ellen H.

Ellen H. Ransom was born in 1851 as the daughter of Augustus C Ransom. She married William Sherman Bigelow on 23 May 1871. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 3 October 1879, at the age of 28, and was buried in Westchester, Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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William Sherman Bigelow
Ellen H. Ransom
Marriage: 23 May 1871
Hattie M. Bigelow

Sources (4)

  • Ellen H Ransom in household of Augustus C Ransom, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen H. Bigelow, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Ellen H Ransom Bigelow, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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  • Marriage
    23 May 1871
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 12

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 12

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 15

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning


    patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rand , a pet form of the personal name Randolf (see Randolph ), + -son.

    perhaps a variant of Ramsden .

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

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