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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - The Exchange and Girards Bank
American Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The Exchange and Girards Bank
American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840

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immigrant US Civil War Soldiers England  Sefton "David"  Orrell (Worrell)

  (b. abt. 1836, England   d. 27 June 1891Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA )  

Sefton "David" Orrell (Worrell) was born abt. 1836 in , England . Sefton "David" Orrell (Worrell) was the child of

Sefton "David" was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1865.

He married  Mary Ann Laverty 28 September 1867 in Millbury, Massachusetts, USA .  They divorced. Mary Ann Laverty  was born 18 May 1842 in Northbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Whitinsville) .  She died 5 April 1885 in Millbury, Massachusetts, USA . 

He married  (2) Elizabeth Morris abt. 1873 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Elizabeth Morris  was born abt. 1848 in , England . 

Sefton "David" Orrell (Worrell) died 27 June 1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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son of John Orrell (Worrell)

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Sefton "David" Orrell (Worrell) married America/USA Mary Ann Laverty-- Date: 28 September 1867 Place: Millbury, Massachusetts, USA
Divorced or deserted by his marriage to Elizabeth, before 1873

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Sefton "David" Orrell (Worrell) married England Elizabeth Morris-- Date: abt. 1873 Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Updated: 6/10/2016 6:47:31 PM

America/USA Mabel Tillie Orrell (b.27 January 1874, Warren, Rhode Island, USA  d. , )

America/USA Edna Eliza Orrell (b.17 September 1878, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

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England 1839 - April 9 – The world's first commercial electric telegraph line comes into operation alongside the Great Western Railway line in England, from London Paddington station to West Drayton.

April 9, 1839

U.S. Presidents 1865 - April 15 – Inauguration of Andrew Johnson: President Lincoln dies early this morning from his gunshot wound and Vice President Andrew Johnson becomes the 17th President of the United States.
Johnson became Abraham Lincoln's running mate, despite the fact that he was a Democrat and Lincoln was a Republican. After Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, Johnson went from vice president to...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west, eventually arriving in Appomattox County on April 8. Heading for the South Side Railroad at...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln. As Lincoln slumped...Read MORE...

1867 Marriage / Partner
Sefton "David" Orrell (Worrell) and Mary Ann Laverty 28 September 1867, Millbury, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world. - January 1, 1867

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

Alaska: The Outpost State
The Big Picture (

U.S....

U.S. Presidents 1869 - March 4 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States
In 1868, as Republican candidate for president, Grant was elected over the Democrat, Horatio Seymour. From the start, Grant showed his unfitness for the office. His cabinet was weak, his domestic...Read MORE...

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)
The Last Rail Land and the Last Spike Driven.
San Francisco and New York Linked to Each Other.
Celebration of the Event Throughout the United States.

Official Announcement ...

News 1869 - Pastors Unite
Over a dozen Philadelphia pastors have united in the determination to attend no more Sunday funerals, unless the necessity is certified by a physician. As yet they have had none this year.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - June 19, 1869

News 1870 - February 5 - 1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia -

News 1871 - In Philadelphia, there is a blacksmith shop, the bellows of which are operated by dog power.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - June 17, 1871

USA 1871 - October 8-10 - Fire Destroys 18,000 Buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Fire - "YOU ARE THERE"
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Chicago ...

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park. ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872

1874 Birth of Child
Mabel Tillie Orrell was born 27 January 1874, Warren, Rhode Island, USA

News 1874 - July 1 - 1st US zoo opens (Philadelphia) - July 1, 1874

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and prohibited exclusion from jury...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline Shawk Brooks displayed her sculpture of a woman's face made out of butter. The rendering, Dreaming...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. - June 25, 1876

U.S. Presidents 1877 - March 4 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States
On the night of the 1876 presidential election, Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes went to bed early. He assumed that he had lost the election to his opponent, Democrat Samuel J. Tilden. Tilden ...Read MORE...

1878 Birth of Child
Edna Eliza Orrell was born 17 September 1878, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets. resources/ state-history-timeline/ ohio.html

...At five minutes before eight o'clock there was a flicker in the lamp nearest the Telegraph Supply Company's headquarters...Read MORE...

1880 - Holyoke, Massachusetts
Name: David Orrell
Age: 50
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: England
Home in 1880: Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Orrell
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those actively interested in beneficent organizations, a constitution was adopted as a basis of an...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1881 - March 4 - James A. Garfield (1831–1881) becomes President of the United States
In 1880, Garfield was elected to the Senate, but instead became the presidential candidate on the 36th ballot as a result of a deadlock in the Republican convention. In the election, he defeated Gen. ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1881 - September 19 - Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886) becomes President of the United States
In 1880 Arthur was nominated for vice president in the hope of conciliating the followers of Grant and the powerful New York machine. As president upon Garfield's death, Arthur, stepping out of his...Read MORE...

USA 1883 - May 30 - Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12
Details of the Disaster on the Bridge.
Men and Women Crushed and Trampled to Death in the Blockade at New York Anchorage.


How the Panic...

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

Exactly at noon on Sunday, as has been announced, the new system of uniform time will be put into effect by the leading railroad companies; and, instead of fifty different standards,...Read MORE...

USA 1884 - First metal-framed skyscraper - The Home Insurance Building is generally noted as the first tall building to be supported, both inside and outside, by a fireproof metal frame.
...The most expensive and probably the most substantial of the structures that can be included in this year's list in the new office section is the ten-story building being erected at the northeast...Read MORE...

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland. - August 10, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

U.S. Presidents 1885 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States
In 1884 Grover Cleveland won the Democratic nomination for president. The campaign contrasted Cleveland's spotless public career with the uncertain record of James G. Blaine, the Republican...Read MORE...

1885 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mary Ann Laverty died 5 April 1885, Millbury, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at yesterday at New York with impressive ceremonies. The city was decorated wand the harbor was gay...Read MORE...

USA 1886 - May 8 - Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta sells 1st Coca-Coke (contained cocaine) - May 8, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

USA 1889 - May 31 - Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn
South Fork Dam burst, town of Johnstown destroyed, over 2000 deaths webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm

The Johnstown disaster occurred, the worst flood...

U.S. Presidents 1889 - March 4 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States
In 1888, Benjamin Harrison received the Republican nomination for president on the eighth ballot. Though behind on the popular vote, he won over Grover Cleveland in the electoral college by 233 to...Read MORE...

Philadelphia, Dec. 3. - Fire in GUSTAV GROSS' bakery and dwelling, northeast corner Second and Huntingdon Streets, early yesterday morning destroyed the shop and dwelling, and one woman and four...Read MORE...

USA 1890 - Yosemite National Park created

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

27 June 1891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Name: David Sefton Orrell
Birth Date: abt 1830
Death Date: 27 Jun 1891
Death Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age at Death: 61
Gender: Male
FHL Film Number: 1888123 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.

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