Betty Hardwick

2 May 1773–
Portbury, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

When Betty Hardwick was christened on 2 May 1773, in Portbury, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hardwick, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Yeeles, was 26. She married Samuel Vowles on 6 March 1813, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Vowles
1770–
Betty Hardwick
1773–
Marriage: 6 March 1813

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1813
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English (Yorkshire): habitational name from any of numerous places, for example in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire, named Hardwick, from Old English heorde ‘herd’, ‘flock’ + wīc ‘outlying farm’.2 German and French (Lorraine): from the Germanic personal name Hardwic, composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + wīg ‘battle’, ‘combat’.

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

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  • Betty Hardwick, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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