Ralph Dell

1575–1646 (Age 71)
Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ralph

When Ralph Dell was born in 1575, in Waltham Abbey, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Dell, was -6 and his mother, Mrs. John Dell, was -10. He married Mrs Ralph Dell about 1640, in Waltham Abbey, Essex, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. In 1628, at the age of 53, his occupation is listed as assessor to the king's subsidies. He died in 1646, in Stratford Bow St Mary, Middlesex, England, at the age of 71.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ralph Dell
Mrs Ralph Dell
Marriage: about 1640
John Dell

Spouse and Children


    Mrs Ralph Dell


about 1640
Waltham Abbey, Essex, England


    John Dell


Parents and Siblings

    John Dell


    Mrs. John Dell





    Ralph Dell


    John Dell


World Events (6)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 10

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Age 12

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.
1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 25

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a small valley, from Middle English, Old English dell ‘dell’, ‘valley’, or a habitational name from any of several minor places named Dell, from this word, for example in Buckinghamshire, Essex, and Sussex.2 German: from Low German delle ‘dell’, ‘depression’ (Middle High German telle ‘gorge’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Par Reg of Waltham Holy Cross Essex England

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.