Rebecca Prout

about 1725–
Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Prout was born about 1725, in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Prout, was 38 and her mother, Bridget Hughes, was 34. She married Abraham Dyer on 10 August 1746, in Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Dyer
Rebecca Prout
Marriage: 10 August 1746
Hannah Dyer
Hester Dyer
Mary Dyer
Sarah Dyer
John Dyer
Mary Dyer

Spouse and Children

10 August 1746
Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Prout


    Bridget Hughes




    Nebuchanezzar Prout



World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 76

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 90

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 98

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Cornwall): variant of Proud .2 French: from an eastern French regional word equivalent to prévôt ‘provost’ ( see Provost ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Dyer in the Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813
  • Rebecca in entry for Mary Dyer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rebekah in entry for Hannah Dyer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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