Philippa Fendall Wendell Countess of Galloway

Brief Life History of Philippa Fendall

When Philippa Fendall Wendell Countess of Galloway was born on 24 June 1905, in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States, her father, Jacob Wendell III, was 36 and her mother, Marian Fendall, was 34. She married Sir Randolph Algernon Ronald Stewart 12th Earl of Galloway on 14 October 1924, in St Margaret's Church, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 22 February 1974, in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, at the age of 68.

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Sir Randolph Algernon Ronald Stewart 12th Earl of Galloway
Philippa Fendall Wendell Countess of Galloway
Marriage: 14 October 1924
Antonia Marian Amy Isabel Stewart Lady
Randolph Keith Reginald Stewart 13th Earl of Galloway

Sources (10)

  • Phillippe F Wardell in household of Jacob Wardell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Philippa Fendall Wendell, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
  • Philippa F Wendell, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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Name Meaning

German, Swedish, and Danish: variant of Wendel and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this (which can be also of Dutch origin). The surname Wendell is (very) rare in Germany, Sweden, and Denmark.

History: A prominent New Netherland (now NY) merchant family of this name descended from a colonist from Emden, Germany, which was part of the Netherlands in the 17th century.

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

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