Elizabeth Grose

Roche, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Grose was born in 1753, her father, John Grose, was 31 and her mother, Mary Jane Dyer, was 28.

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John Grose
Mary Jane Dyer
Walter Grose
John Grose
Robin Grose
Stephen Grose
Mary Grose
Elizabeth Grose
Joseph Grose
Richard Grose
Joan Grose

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 48
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
Age 55
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.
Age 62
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 Cornish: topographic name for someone who lived near a stone cross set up by the roadside or in a marketplace, Cornish crous (Latin crux, crucis). Compare Cross .2 English: nickname for a large or fat man, from Old French gros, ‘big’, ‘fat’ ( see Gros ).

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

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Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Grop, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11833-147703-90
  • Elizabeth Grose, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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