Elizabeth Pedley

1721–22 March 1765
Hampshire, England

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Pedley was born in 1721, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaack Pedley, was 28 and her mother, Mary Brown, was 31. She married Roger Brown on 6 January 1733, in Hampshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She was buried in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Roger Brown
Elizabeth Pedley
Marriage: 6 January 1733
Elizabeth Brown
Mary Brown
Mary Brown
Denice Brown
Roger Brown Jr.
Frederick Brown
Edward Brown
William Brown

Spouse and Children

6 January 1733
Hampshire, England


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaack Pedley


    Mary Brown




World Events (2)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 31

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 33

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands and West Yorkshire):1. (of Norman origin): nickname for a stealthy person, from Old French pie de leu ‘wolf's foot’. 2. habitational name from Pedley Barton in East Worlington, Devon, named from an Old English personal name Pidda + Old English lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Pedley, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Elizabeth Brown in entry for William Brown, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Elizabeth Brown in entry for William Brown, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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