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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John Eley
Mary Green
Marriage: 8 January 1838
Alice Eley
Mary Eley
Florence Eley
Eliza Eley
Sarah Eley
Thomas Eley
George Eley
John Eley

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  • 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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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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