Elizabeth LYE

about 1715–
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth LYE was born about 1715, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married Hugh GALE on 3 April 1734, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Elizabeth LYE
Marriage: 3 April 1734

Spouse and Children

3 April 1734
Crewkerne, Somerset, England


    John GALE


World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 86

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 93

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 100

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: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow, pasture, or patch of arable land, Middle English l(e)ye (late Old English lēage, dative of lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’); or a habitational name from Lye in Herefordshire (with the same etymology).2 French: habitational name from Lye in Indre.3 French (Lyé): habitational name from places called Lié in Deux-Sèvres and Vendée.

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

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  • Eliz. L..., "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Eliz. ..., "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Elizabeth Lye, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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