Elizabeth Springthorp

before 6 July 1741–July 1828 (Age 87)
Exton, Rutland, England

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Springthorp was born before 6 July 1741, in Exton, Rutland, England, her father, John Springthorp, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Sherwood, was 21. She married George Baker on 28 June 1764, in Exton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died in July 1828, at the age of 87, and was buried in Exton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Baker
1740–1828
Elizabeth Springthorp
1741–1828
Marriage: 28 June 1764
Sherrard Baker
1765–1799
Henry Baker
1773–1852
Ann Baker
1767–
George Baker
1769–1811
Elizabeth Baker
1772–
William Baker
1775–
Thomas Baker
1778–
Juliana Baker
1780–1825
John Baker
1782–1782
Charles Baker
1783–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1764
Exton, Rutland, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Sherrard Baker

    Male1765–1799Male

    Ann Baker

    Female1767–Female

    George Baker

    Male1769–1811Male

    Elizabeth Baker

    Female1772–Female

    Male1773–1852Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Springthorp

    Male1715–Male

    Elizabeth Sherwood

    Female1719–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1741–1828Female

    John Springthorp

    Male1742–Male

    William Springthorp

    Male1744–Male

    Frances Springthorp

    Female1745–Female

    Thomas Springthorp

    Male1747–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 11

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 13

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 29

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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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

Spring-, a spring, a fountain; thorpe, a village. a spring-village

Sources (3)

  • Elizth Baker, "England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991"
  • Eliza in entry for Thomas Baker, "England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991"
  • Eliza in entry for Ann Baker, "England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991"

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