Elizabeth Preese

20 July 1779–
Marden, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Preese was born on 20 July 1779, in Marden, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Preese, was 31 and her mother, Ann Gailey, was 35.

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John Preese
Ann Gailey
Anne Preese
Mary Preese
Sarah Preese
Jane Preece
John Preece
Elizabeth Preese
Catherine Preese

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World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
Age 8
The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1801 · The Act of Union
Age 22
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.
Age 36
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

German: northern variant of Fries 1.Dutch: variant of Frese .English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver of frieze, a coarse woolen cloth with a thick nap, from Middle English frise, frese (Old French frise).

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

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Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Preece, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Elizabeth Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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