Eliza Charles

26 November 1874–14 December 1953 (Age 79)
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Charles was born on 26 November 1874, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Daniel Charles, was 36 and her mother, Maria Cautherington, was 32. She married John Henry Poultney on 18 February 1901. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died on 14 December 1953, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Poultney
1876–1955
Eliza Charles
1874–1953
Marriage: 18 February 1901
Constance Lillian Charles Poultney
1901–1985
Charles William Poultney

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1901
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Charles

    Male1838–1914Male

    Maria Cautherington

    Female1842–1920Female

siblings

(10)

    Maria Charles

    Female1861–1942Female

    Daniel Charles

    Male1864–1942Male

    Sarah Charles

    Female1867–1882Female

    Emma "Emmie" Charles

    Female1868–1938Female

    Minnie Louisa Charles

    Female1871–1937Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

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

Age 10

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

Age 30

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

1 French, Welsh, and English: from the French form of the Germanic personal name Carl ‘man’ (which was Latinized as Carolus). In France the personal name was popular from an early date, due to the fame of the Emperor Charlemagne ( ?742–814 ; Latin name Carolus Magnus, i.e. Charles the Great). The Old French form Charles was briefly introduced to England by the Normans, but was rare during the main period of surname formation. It was introduced more successfully to Scotland in the 16th century by the Stuarts, who had strong ties with France, and was brought by them to England in the 17th century. Its frequency as a Welsh surname is attributable to the late date of Welsh surname formation. Old English Ceorl ‘peasant’ is also found as a byname, but the resulting Middle English form, Charl, with a patronymic in -s, if it existed at all, would have been absorbed by the French form introduced by the Normans. Compare Carl . English variants pronounced with initial k- for the most part reflect the cognate Old Norse personal name Karl, Karli.2 Swedish: ornamental form of a Frenchified form of the Old Norse personal name Karl.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Eliza Charles in household of Daniel Charles, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Eliza Poultney in entry for Charles William, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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