Ellen Fackrell


Brief Life History of Ellen

When Ellen Fackrell was born in 1843, in North Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Fackrell, was 29 and her mother, Hannah Gristock, was 26.

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George Fackrell
Hannah Gristock
Mary Fackrell
Hannah Fackrell
Ann Fackrell
Ellen Fackrell
Mary Fackrell
Isaac Fackrell
George Fackrell
John Fackrell
Elizabeth Fackrell
Henry Coles Fackrell

Sources (3)

  • Ellen Fackrell in household of James Warner, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ellen Fackrell, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Ellen Fackrell in household of George Fackrell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

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.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 37

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

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): perhaps from Middle English fauterel ‘weakling’.

History: James Fackrell (1787–1867) came to NY and VT from North Petherton, Somerset, England, in or before 1812, and subsequently moved to MI and thence to East Bountiful, UT.

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

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