Harriet Churchill

1853–1876 (Age 22)
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Churchill was born in June 1853, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Churchill, was 26 and her mother, Mary Ann Bull, was 31. She lived in Detroit Ward 6, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 5 May 1876, at the age of 22, and was buried in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Churchill
Mary Ann Bull
Harriet Churchill
John Churchill
Charles Churchill
Edward Churchill
Hannah Jane Churchill
Edward Churchill

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Churchill


  • Female1821–1892Female



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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Churchill, for example in Devon, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. Most were probably originally named with a Celtic element crūg ‘hill’ (which early on was reinterpreted as Old English cyrice ‘church’), to which was added Old English hyll ‘hill’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Harriett Churchill in household of Edward Churchill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harriett Churchill in household of Edward Churchill, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Harriet Lucia in household of Isaac W Lucia, "United States Census, 1900"

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