Mary Ellen Threlfall

1865–1941 (Age 76)
Dusty, Whitman, Washington, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Threlfall was born on 29 August 1865, in Dusty, Whitman, Washington, United States, her father, Robert Threlfall, was 43 and her mother, Catherine Carr, was 35. She married Frederick Valentine Sawyer in 1920, in Victoria, Australia. She died on 16 October 1941, in Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Mary Ellen Threlfall
1865–1941
Frederick Valentine Sawyer
1863–1941
Marriage: 1920

Spouse & Children

  • Female1865–1941Female

  • Frederick Valentine Sawyer

    Male1863–1941Male

MARRIAGE
1920
Victoria, Australia

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Threlfall

    Male1821–Male

  • Catherine Carr

    Female1830–1894Female

siblings

(11)

  • Robert Threlfall

    Male1855–1928Male

  • William Threlfall

    Male1857–Male

  • James Threlfall

    Male1859–Male

  • Catherine Lilly Threlfall

    Female1861–1914Female

  • Alexander George Threlfall

    Male1863–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867

Age 2

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1886

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Kirkham, named with Middle English thrall ‘serf’ (Old Norse þrǽll) + fall ‘clearing’, ‘place where the trees have been felled’.

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

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