John Eley

Brief Life History of John

When John Eley was born on 7 February 1806, in Horsley Woodhouse, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Eley, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Manners, was 34. He married Mary Green on 8 January 1838, in Duffield, Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He was buried in Horsley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Eley
1806–1858
Mary Green
1810–1893
Marriage: 8 January 1838
Alice Eley
1833–
Mary Eley
1845–
Florence Eley
1835–
Eliza Eley
1840–
Sarah Eley
1840–
Thomas Eley
1843–1914
George Eley
1847–
John Eley
1850–

Sources (51)

  • John Eley, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Eley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Eley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

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 Ely .

German: from a vernacular form of the medieval personal name Eligius (see Eligio ), a Christian saint's name.

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

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