Eliza Annie Fenn

21 November 1904–May 1994 (Age 89)
Somersham, Suffolk, England

The Life of Eliza Annie

When Eliza Annie Fenn was born on 21 November 1904, in Somersham, Suffolk, England, her father, John Leumas Fenn, was 38 and her mother, Christina Ellen Rattle, was 32. She married Ellis Ivan Sheppard in June 1926, in Bosmere, Suffolk, England. She lived in Flowton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in May 1994, in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Ellis Ivan Sheppard
Eliza Annie Fenn
Marriage: June 1926

Spouse and Children

June 1926
Bosmere, Suffolk, England

Parents and Siblings



    Samuel James Fenn




    William Alfred Fenn


    Ethel Mary Fenn


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 10

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1928 · Women Grated Right to Vote

Age 24

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a low-lying marshy area, from Middle English fenn ‘marsh’, ‘bog’.2 South German: topographic name from Old High German fenni, Middle Low German and Old Frisian fenne ‘bog’. Compare Fehn .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Annie Fenn in household of John Leumas Fenn, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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