William Lea

Brief Life History of William

When William Lea was christened on 15 August 1731, in Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Lea, was 36 and his mother, Alice Bragginton, was 39. He married Elizabeth Godfry on 5 January 1757, in Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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William Lea
1731–
Elizabeth Godfry
1731–1767
Marriage: 5 January 1757
George Lea Sr.
1757–
Mary Lea
1759–
Sarah Lea
1760–1760
William Lea
1761–1846
Sarah Lea
1762–1763
John Lea
1763–1763
James Lea
1765–1765
Joseph Lea
1765–1765
Sarah Lea
1765–1842

Sources (37)

  • Wm Leae, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Lea in entry for Sarah Lea, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Lea in entry for Sarah Symonds Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.

1815

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

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lee .

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 李 and 利, see Li 1 and 3.

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

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