Elizabeth Vigrass

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Vigrass was born in August 1814, in Cannock, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Vigrass, was 25 and her mother, Mary, was 25. 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 Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Lowe, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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

Sources (16)

  • Elzh Bullock in household of Alexd Pickford, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Elizabeth Vigraf, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Wright, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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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

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.


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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