Elizabeth Brettell

1830–24 July 1866 (Age 36)
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Brettell was born in 1830, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jesse Brettell, was 26 and her mother, Mary Round, was 23. She married Henry Cottle on 27 April 1850, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 July 1866, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Henry Cottle
Elizabeth Brettell
Marriage: 27 April 1850
Thomas Edward Cottle
William Henry Cottle
George Cottle
Annie Elizabeth Cottle
Joseph Cottle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1850Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    Age 0
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 3
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 13
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    1 Breton, English: (i) relationship name from the Old Breton male personal name Brithael. It was adopted into English usage before the Conquest, becoming Middle English Bretel, Britel, and Brutel. Compare Godwine Brytæl, 1035 in Tengvik (Dorset). (ii) relationship name, alternatively in some instances from the Middle English personal name * Bretel or * Bertel, an unrecorded survival of Old English Beorhtel.2 English: alternative pronunciation of Bridle or perhaps Britwell . Some of the post-medieval bearers cited under (1) may belong here.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Story Highlight

    Henry Cottle The Utah Pioneer

    HENRY COTTLE, THE UTAH PIONEER (Note: Taken from the journal of William Henry Cottle, by LaPriel Roberts.) (Parenthesis are corrections by LaPriel.) Henry Cottle was the son of William Cottle (COCKL …

    Sources (14)

    • Elizth Brettle in household of Jessee Brettle, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Por... in entry for William Henry Coute, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Elizabeth in entry for Thomas Cottell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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