Joan Botsford

1620–about 1680 (Age 60)
Chalgrave, Bedfordshire, England

The Life Summary of Joan

When Joan Botsford was born in 1620, in Chalgrave, Bedfordshire, England, her father, Edward Botsford, was 41 and her mother, Alice Prior, was 35. She died about 1680, in her hometown, at the age of 60.

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Edward Botsford
Alice Prior
Edward Botsford
Henry “Harry” Botsford
Richard Botsford
Alice Botsford
Joan Botsford
Daniel Botsford

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World Events (2)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower
Age 0
"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War
Age 22
A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

(1997: 689;2007: 1095; 2010: 1504)English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (6)

  • Joan Botsforde, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joan Botsford -

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