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Mrs Ellen WoofMunitions Worker
MRS ELLEN ELIZABETH WOOF
(nee ANDERSON born Beattie)
Date and Place of Birth:
14 November 1876 at Egremont
Date and Place of Death:
Death registered at Cockermouth 1950 aged 73 years
Childhood: Ellen was fostered by the Anderson Family and as an adult she assumed the surname Anderson.
Ellen’s Foster Siblings were:
Joseph 1873 Frederick Junior 1879
John James 1881 Mary Jane 1887
Ellen’s Birth Parents not known as she was born of a single parent.
Ellen’s foster parents were Frederick Anderson and Mary Jane Frankland who were married in Whitehaven District in 1870.
Parent’s occupations: Frederick Anderson was a Miner
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: Nil known
In 1891 census Ellen is in Domestic service.
Place of residence at Gretna: M3 East Gretna
Job title at Gretna: Not known
Ellen married Rodger Woof in 1901 at Crosthwaite Church, Keswick.
John James Woof born 1901
Mary Elizabeth Woof born 1903
Travels: Nil known
Awards/recognitions: Nil known
Trivia / any other information:
Ellens foster family, the Andersons all emigrated to America in early 1900’s.
Her foster parents are buried in Salt Lake City, Utah.