William Noy

Male1719–5 February 1775

Brief Life History of William

William Noy was born in 1719, in Cornwall, England as the son of William Noy. He married Elizabeth Crossman on 31 March 1746, in Madron, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 February 1775, in Madron, Cornwall, England, at the age of 56.

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William Noy
Elizabeth Crossman
Marriage: 31 March 1746
Katherine Noy
Margery Noy
William Noy
Henry Noy
Elizabeth Noy

Sources (7)

  • William Noy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Noy, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Noy, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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  • Marriage
    31 March 1746Madron, Cornwall, England
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1720 · South Sea Bubble

    Age 1

    The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 33

    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 35

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Moshe, Eliezer, Ilan, Yacov, Yael, Yigal, Zahava. Spanish Jose, Juan, Alfredo, Ana, Eugenio, Jesus, Luis, Mario, Miguel, Ruberto.

    English: variant of Noe .

    Jewish (Israeli): artificial name from Hebrew noy ‘decoration, adornment’, in part adopted as a Hebraicized form of various Ashkenazic surnames containing the unrelated German element neu, e.g. Neumann (see Newman ).

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

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