Elizabeth LYE

about 1715–
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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
about 1715–
Marriage: 3 April 1734

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1734Crewkerne, Somerset, England
  • Children


    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

    English: variant of Lee 1, a topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of arable land, or a habitational name from Lye in Herefordshire (with the same etymology).Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Rogaland named Lye, Old Norse Lýgi meaning ‘alliance, covenant’, used to denote a place sanctified by such an agreement, such as a court or council meeting place.Altered form of German Ley .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Eliz. L..., "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Elizabeth Lye in entry for Hugh Gale, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
    • Elizabeth Lye, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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