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
1710–
Elizabeth Pedley
1721–1765
Marriage: 6 January 1733
Elizabeth Brown
1734–
Mary Brown
1745–1756
Mary Brown
1737–
Denice Brown
1739–
Roger Brown Jr.
1740–
Frederick Brown
1741–
Edward Brown
1743–
William Brown
1756–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1733
Hampshire, England
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Isaack Pedley

    Male1693–1770Male

    Mary Brown

    Female1690–1776Female

siblings

(3)

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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