Elizabeth Vigrass

August 1814–
Cannock, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Vigrass was born in August 1814, in Cannock, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Joseph Vigrass and Mary. She married John Bullock on 8 April 1833, in Leek, Staffordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1855.

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John Bullock
Elizabeth Vigrass
Marriage: 8 April 1833
Mary Bullock
Ellen Bullock
John Bullock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1833Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 13
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 32
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Norman, English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French vigrus, Old French vigoro(u)s ‘hardy, lusty, strong’.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (12)

    • Elisabeth Bullock in household of John N Bullock, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Elizabeth Bullock, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Elizabeth in entry for Rebecca Bullock, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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