Elizabeth Harris

1776–16 February 1866 (Age 90)
Fillongley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Harris was born in 1776, in Fillongley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Harris, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Earl, was 31. She married Joseph Taylor on 14 September 1797, in Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 February 1866, in Fillongley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fillongley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Joseph Taylor
Elizabeth Harris
Marriage: 14 September 1797
Charlotte Taylor
Joseph Taylor
John Taylor Sr.
Elizabeth Taylor
Maria Taylor
Charles Taylor
Thomas Taylor
Samuel Taylor

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14 September 1797
Astley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 25

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.

Age 39

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

Age 47

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh (very common in southern England and South Wales): patronymic from the medieval English personal name Harry , pet form of Henry .2 This name is also well established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. In some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, both Harris and Harrison can be Anglicized forms of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha.3 Greek: reduced form of the Greek personal name Kharalambos, composed of the elements khara ‘joy’ + lambein ‘to shine’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Harris, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Eliz Taylor in entry for Frances Taylor, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Eliz Harris in entry for Joseph Taylor, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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