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immigrant US Civil War Soldiers flag  Sefton "David"  ORRELL (WORRELL)

  (b. abt. 1836, England   d. 27 June 1891Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA )  
Summary: 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 (United Kingdom) . 

Sefton "David" ORRELL (WORRELL) died 27 June 1891 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
son of John Orrell (Worrell)

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American Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - Burpee Farm Annual for 1898
The Leading American Seed Catalogue
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January 1898
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Sefton "David" ORRELL (WORRELL) married flag Mary Ann LAVERTY-- Date: 28 September 1867 Place: Millbury, Massachusetts, USA
Divorced or deserted by his marriage to Elizabeth, before 1873
Sefton "David" ORRELL (WORRELL) married flag Elizabeth MORRIS-- Date: abt. 1873 Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA

flag Mabel Tillie ORRELL (b.27 January 1874, Warren, Rhode Island, USA  d. , )

flag Edna Eliza ORRELL (b.17 September 1878, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Lifetime of Sefton "David" ORRELL (WORRELL)

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USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre. - January 2, 1839

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

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
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USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
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World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
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USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
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News 1847 - May 7 – In Philadelphia, the American Medical Association (AMA) is founded. - May 7, 1847

USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
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USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S. - February 2, 1848

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
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Philadelphia, Saturday, Dec. 27.
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USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
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USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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News 1854 - December 15 - 1st street-cleaning machine in US 1st used in Philadelphia -

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News 1856 - February 18 – The American Party (Know-Nothings) convene in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to nominate their first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore. - February 18, 1856

News 1856 - July 17 – The Great Train Wreck (the worst railroad calamity in the world to date) occurs near Philadelphia, PA, USA.
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USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861. education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia. - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union). - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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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,...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
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1867 Marriage / Partner
Sefton "David" ORRELL (WORRELL) and Mary Ann LAVERTY 28 September 1867, Millbury, Massachusetts, USA
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"
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News 1869 - Pastors Unite
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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

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

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

News 1870 - A sexton in Middlesex, England, while digging a grave, found twenty-five silver coins, dating back to the Stuart period.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - June 4, 1870

News 1870 - The British House of Lords has officially decided that a man cannot marry his widow's sister.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - June 4, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

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 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 &...Read MORE...

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...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...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 ...Read MORE...

1878 Birth of Child
Edna Eliza ORRELL was born 17 September 1878, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
1880 - Holyoke, Massachusetts
Name: David Orrell
Age: 50
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: England
Home in 1880: Holyoke,...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...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

News 1884 - A SHOCK OF EARTHQUAKE Felt Over a Large Region – A Vibratory Motion from Washington to Maine
...In Philadelphia the shock was very perceptible and the undulation apparently extended from...Read MORE...

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

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.
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News 1885 - August 3 - A tornado hit Philadelphia and Camden along its eight mile path. -

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

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

Philadelphia, Dec. 3. - Fire in GUSTAV GROSS' bakery and dwelling, northeast corner Second and...Read MORE...

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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