Ellen Edmondson Kendall

3 July 1810–22 December 1872 (Age 62)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ellen Edmondson

When Ellen Edmondson Kendall was born on 3 July 1810, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Kendall, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Harrison, was 29. She married John Banks on 28 August 1836, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Mamakating, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 22 December 1872, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Banks
Ellen Edmondson Kendall
Marriage: 28 August 1836
Silence Banks
Jonathan Banks
Sonja Banks
Joseph Banks
Nephi Moroni Banks
Merab Banks
Amariah Banks
Melchisedek Banks
Franklin Cyrus Banks
John Banks
Mary Agnes Banks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1836Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Manchester Food Riots
    Age 2
    The Manchester Food Riots started on April 18, 1812, in Shudehill. The main focus was on the potato market. By 3pm, calvary and infantry soldiers began patrolling the streets and breaking up the crowds.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 20
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, which takes its name from the river Kent + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’, or from the valley of the river Kent itself.English (of Welsh origin): from an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted, high’ + delw ‘image, effigy’.

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Ellen Banks in household of Jno Banks, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ellen Kendall in entry for Franklin Cyrus Banks, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ellen in entry for John Banks, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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