Elizabeth Bale

6 November 1771–1802
Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, England

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bale was christened on 6 November 1771, in Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, her father, William Bale, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Measures, was 25. She married John Hammans on 3 June 1793. She died in 1802, at the age of 31.

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John Hammans
Elizabeth Bale
Marriage: 3 June 1793

Spouse and Children

    John Hammans



3 June 1793

Parents and Siblings

    William Bale


    Elizabeth Measures





    William Bale


    John Bale


    Ann Bale


    Sarah Bale


World Events (3)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Baile .2 Americanized spelling of German Boehl(e) or Boell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth in entry for Wm Berry, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Thomas Berry, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Elizabeth Bale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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