PETTY, Ellen
(Abt 1796-)


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PETTY, Ellen 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1796, Yorkshire County, England
  • Marriage: WIDDUP, John about 1815 in Yorkshire County, England


Ellen married John WIDDUP, son of John WIDDUP and Martha EDMUNDSON, about 1815 in Yorkshire County, England. (John WIDDUP was born about 1790 in prob. Salterforth, Yorkshire County, England and died before 1851 in Yorkshire County, England.)



1 1841 England Census (District 4, Barnoldswick, Yorkshire County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists John Widdup (age 50, b. Yorkshire Co.), wife Ellen (age 50, b. Yorkshire Co.) and children Hannah (age 20, b. Yorkshire), Henry (age 20, b. Yorkshire), Sutcliffe (age 15, b. Yorkshire), John (age 15, b. Yorkshire), Mary (age 15, b. Yorkshire), Dinah (age 13, b. Yorkshire), Martha (age 11, b. Yorkshire), Richard (age 10, b. Yorkshire), Ellen (age 8, b. Yorkshire), Micha (age 5, b. Yorkshire), James (age 3, b. Yorkshire), William (age 3, b. Yorkshire) and Mackfarlin (age 2 mos, b. Yorkshire), living in Barnoldswick, England. John Sr. is listed as a "timber dealer." Henry is listed as a "tailor." Sutcliffe and John are both listed as "sawyers." Living next door is Edmondson Widdup (age 40, b. Yorkshire), and his family, who is likely John Sr.'s brother. The 1851 census lists William as a "grandson," so it is likely that William and Mackfarlin are their grandchildren.

2 1851 England Census (District 5, Salterforth, Yorkshire County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Ellen Widdup (age 55, b. Salterforth), widow, and children John (age 27, b. Salterforth), Martha (age 24, b. Salterforth), Richard (age 19, b. Salterforth) and Ellen (age 17, b. Salterforth), living in Salterforth, England. Also in the household is "grandson" William (age 13, b. Salterforth). All others are listed as children of Ellen. Ellen is listed as a "farmer of 6 acres." John is listed as a "timber dealer." Martha and Ellen are both listed as a "hand loom weaver, Delain's [prob. their employer]." Richard is listed as a "blacksmith."

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