John Coghill

about 1615–
Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England

The Life of John

When John Coghill was born about 1615, in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Coghill, was 34 and his mother, Beatrice Halley, was 27. He married Lucie Tancred on 24 September 1639, in Bishop Monkton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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John Coghill
Lucie Tancred
Marriage: 24 September 1639
Sir John Coghill

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24 September 1639
Bishop Monkton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 5

"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 27

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.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 73

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name, possibly from Cogill in Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, which is named with Old English cot ‘cottage’ + Old Norse kelda ‘spring’, or perhaps from any of the numerous places named Cowgill or Cow Gill ( see Cowgill ).2 Scottish: said to be an Americanized form of Danish Køgel. Compare Kugel .

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

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