Elizabeth Springthorp

before 6 July 1741–July 1828 (Age 86)
Exton, Rutland, England

The Life Summary 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
Elizabeth Springthorp
Marriage: 28 June 1764
Sherrard Baker
Henry Baker
Ann Baker
George Baker
Elizabeth Baker
William Baker
Thomas Baker
Juliana Baker
John Baker
Charles Baker

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+5 More Children

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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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

Anglo-Saxon: Spring, a spring, a fountain, and thorpe, a village, meaning a spring village

Sources (15)

  • 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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