Edith or Iddy Pitman

1737–23 February 1806 (Age 69)
Mere, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Edith or Iddy

When Edith or Iddy Pitman was born in 1737, in Mere, Wiltshire, England, her father, William Pitman, was 31 and her mother, Grace Pitman, was 27. She married Richard Welch on 19 February 1762, in Mere, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 23 February 1806, in Mere, Wiltshire, England, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mere, Wiltshire, England.

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Richard Welch
Edith or Iddy Pitman
Marriage: 19 February 1762
Mary Pitman Welch
Richard Welch
Richard Welch
Richard Welch
Thomas Welch
Ann Welch

Spouse and Children

19 February 1762
Mere, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 15

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 17

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 33

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southwestern): variant of Pitt , with the addition of man.2 German (Pitmann): variant of Pittmann ( see Pittman ).3 Dutch: variant of Putman 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Pitman, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Edith Welch, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Iddy Pitman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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