Elizabeth Triggs


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Triggs was born in 1607, in Heavitree, Devon, England as the daughter of William Triggs. She married Thomas Soper on 28 November 1648, in Totnes, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1679, in Ashburton, Devon, England, at the age of 72.

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Thomas Soper
Elizabeth Triggs
Marriage: 28 November 1648
Henry Soper
Thomas Soper
William Soper

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Triggs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Triges, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1648Totnes, Devon, England
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (2)

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

    Age 13

    "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

    Age 35

    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: variant of Trigg , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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