Elizabeth Fitzhugh


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Fitzhugh was born in 1845, in Piddington, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Fitzhugh, was 35 and her mother, Lucy Bull, was 32.

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William Fitzhugh
Lucy Bull
Ann Fitzhugh
Henry Fitzhugh
George William Fitzhugh
Thomas Fitzhugh
Lucena Fitzhugh
Jane Fitzhugh
Elizabeth Fitzhugh
Charles Fitzhugh
John Fitzhugh
Alice Fitzhugh
George William Fitzhugh

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Fitzhugh in household of William Fitzhugh, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Fitzhugh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Fitzhugh, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 35

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Age 39

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Northamptonshire): from Anglo-Norman French fi(t)z ‘son’ (see Fitz ) + the personal name Hugh (see Hugh ), ‘son of Hugh’.

History: William Fitzhugh (1651–1701), from Bedford, England, emigrated to VA c. 1670 and established himself on the Potomac River in what was then Stafford County, VA, as a planter and exporter. He also practiced law, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, and served in 1687 as lieutenant colonel of the county militia.

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

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