Rebecca Eyre

Femaleabout 1591–before April 1635

Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Eyre was born about 1591, in Bromham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Eyre, was 29 and her mother, Cicely Crosse, was 29. She married John Evered Sr. about 1608, in Bromham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died before April 1635, in Draycot Foliat, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Evered Sr.
Rebecca Eyre
Marriage: about 1608
Nathaniel Ladd Evered
Stephen Evered
Frances Evered
Capt. John Evered

Sources (2)

  • Rebeca in entry for John Evered, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"
  • Rebecca in entry for John Evered, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1608Bromham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (2)

    1600 · The Honourable East India Company

    Age 9

    The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

    Age 29

    "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."

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Ayer .

    History: This name was that of a historically prominent family in Galway (Ireland) since the 1650s.

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

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