Ellen Laird Hannen

29 December 1902–11 December 1969 (Age 66)
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen Laird

When Ellen Laird Hannen was born on 29 December 1902, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Hannen, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth McLaren Gemmell, was 26. She died on 11 December 1969, at the age of 66.

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Samuel Hannen
Elizabeth McLaren Gemmell
Ellen Laird Hannen

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Hannen


    Elizabeth McLaren Gemmell




World Events (3)

1905 · Stornoway Town Hall

Age 3

Stornoway Town Hall was the first town hall in Stornoway Scotland but burned down in 1918. The clock tower on the building became famous after Calum Kennedy named a song after the town called ‘Lovely Stornoway’. The current building is still being used as a multi-purpose venue. Hosting different commercial and community activities.

Age 6

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 12

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 German: metronymic from the female Biblical name Hanna ( see Hanna 2).2 Dutch and German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).

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

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