Elizabeth Densey

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Densey was born on 16 September 1610, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, her father, John Denzey, was 34 and her mother, Alyce Clerydge, was 26. She married Thomas Kimbell on 27 November 1628, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 November 1668, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cropredy, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Kimbell
Elizabeth Densey
Marriage: 27 November 1628
John Kimbell
Anne Kimbell
Elizabeth Kimbell
Mary Kimbell
Richard Kimbell
Thomas Kimbell

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  • Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812
  • Elizabeth, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Elisabeth in entry for Elisabeth Kimball, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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World Events (2)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places, probably so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. It may well be an altered form of Delly End in Oxfordshire (recorded as Denleghe in 1316) or from Denly Hill in Kent. Alternatively, the name may be derived from Dunley House in Devon, from the Old English personal name Dunna or Dūna + lēah.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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