Dorothy Edwards

11 February 1721–1805
Dalwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Edwards was christened on 11 February 1721, in Dalwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Edwards, was 28 and her mother, Eleanor Anning, was 24. She died in 1805, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John Edwards
1693–
Eleanor Anning
1697–1778
Mary Edwards
1719–1740
Dorothy Edwards
1721–1805
Sarah Edwards
1727–
John Edwards
1731–
George Edwards
1738–

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siblings

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World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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  • Dorothy Edwards in Record Transcription: Devon Baptisms

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