John Boosey

MaleJanuary 1735–

Brief Life History of John

When John Boosey was born in January 1735, in Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Boosey, was 15 and his mother, Margaret, was 21. He married Sarah Challis on 4 July 1769, in Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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John Boosey
Sarah Challis
Marriage: 4 July 1769
Francis Boosey
John Boosey
Mary Boosey
Margaret Boosey

Sources (9)

  • Jn Bosey, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Jn in entry for Mgt Busey, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • John Bussey in entry for Margaret Bussey, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1769Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 17

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 19

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1770 · Boston Tea Party

    Age 35

    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    (2010: NA)

    English: topographic name from Middle English bosy ‘ox-stall, cow-stall’ (Old English bōsig).

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

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