John Pidcocke

1570–about 1620 (Age 50)
Darley, Derbyshire, England

The Life Summary of John

When John Pidcocke was born in 1570, in Darley, Derbyshire, England, his father, William Pidcocke, was 20 and his mother, Pidcocke, was 20. He married Pidcocke about 1585, in Derbyshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 1620, in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 50, and was buried in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Pidcocke
Marriage: about 1585
Troth Pidcocke
John Pidcock
Henry Pidcock
Katherine Pidcock

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World Events (5)

1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized
Age 1
The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America
Age 15
England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.
1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots
Age 17
Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.

Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): from a Middle English pet form (with the diminutive suffix -cok) of an unattested Old English personal name, Pydda.

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

Sources (10)

  • John Pidcocke in entry for Troth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Pidcocke in entry for Katherine, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Pidcocke in entry for John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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