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
Elizabeth Godfry
Marriage: 5 January 1757
George Lea Sr.
Mary Lea
Sarah Lea
William Lea
Sarah Lea
John Lea
James Lea
Joseph Lea
Sarah Lea

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  • 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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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.


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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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