No Story Too Small – Amy Johnson Crow issued a challenge of 52 Ancestors this year. And so I continue writing up my family history stories.
My two times great grandmother Ellen MILLS was baptized August 4, 1850 at Staplehurst, Kent, England as the daughter of William MILLS & Harriet BURR.
The 1851 census lists Ellen MILLS age 9 months b Chart Sutton, with father William 35, mother Harriet 35, brother Edwd 6, and brother George 3.
The 1861 census at Sutton Valence has Ellen MILLS age 10 b Chart Sutton, with father William 45, mother Harriet 45, brother George 14 and sister Mary 2.
On the 28th of September 1867 the marriage between William SHARP and Ellen MILLS took place at Chart Sutton, Kent, witnessed by George MILLS and Harriet MILLS.
On September 29, 1867 at Chart next Sutton, a daughter Ellen SHARP was born
On April 4, 1869 a son William SHARP was born at Chart Sutton.
On March 30 1871 a son Thomas SHARP was born.
The 1871 census at Chart next Sutton Valence, Kent; Ellen SHARP age 21 with husband William 24, daughter Ellen 3, son William 2 and unnamed son 3 days; living next door to her family.
On June 14, 1874 a son Henry SHARPE is born
Then on February 26, 1877 daughter Alice Annie SHARP is born at Aylesford, Kent.
In 1880 a son George SHARP is born but his christening is not found at St Peter’s Aylesford.
The 1881 census lists Ellen SHARP age 31, with husband William 33, children Ellen 13, William 12, Thomas 10, Henry 6, Alice A. 4, George 10 m.
In 1887 a son Albert SHARP is born but no christening is found at St Peter’s Aylesford.
On June 7 1889 son Frank SHARP is born at Aylesford
The 1891 census lists Ellen SHARP age 41 b Chart Sutton, Kent, with husband William 43, son Henry 16, daughter Alice A 14, son George 10 and son Frank 1.
The 1901 census at Aylesford shows Ellen SHARP age 51, William 53 and granddaughter Emily 8.
The 1911 census shows Ellen SHARP age 62 with husband William SHARP
William SHARP dies on July 5, 1919
Ellen SHARP age 83, widow of William SHARP, of 31 Belgrave Street, Eccles, dies 28 August 1933, the informant being son George SHARP