Elizabeth Davenport or Smith

1840–1879 (Age 39)
Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Davenport or Smith was born in 1840, in Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Little Bolton All Saints, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died after 1879, at the age of 40.

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World Events (3)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 2

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1843

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Davenport, from the Dane river (apparently named with a Celtic cognate of Middle Welsh dafnu ‘to drop’, ‘to trickle’) + Old English port ‘market town’.2 Irish (County Tipperary): English surname adopted by bearers of Munster Gaelic Ó Donndubhartaigh ‘descendant of Donndubhartach’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + dubh ‘black’ + artach ‘nobleman’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Rogerson in household of Thomas Rogerson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Elizabeth Rogerson in entry for John Thomas Rogerson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Sarah Jane Rogers, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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