Roger Gauntlett

2 October 1608–May 1682 (Age 73)
Downton, Wiltshire, England

The Life Summary of Roger

When Roger Gauntlett was born on 2 October 1608, in Downton, Wiltshire, England, his father, Henry Gauntlett, was 34 and his mother, Joane Gifford, was 30. He married Jane Homby in 1647, in Downton, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died in May 1682, in Downton, Wiltshire, England, at the age of 73, and was buried in Downton, Wiltshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Roger Gauntlett
Jane Homby
Marriage: 1647
Henry Gauntlett
Elizabeth Gauntlet
Christine Gauntlet
Roger Gauntlet
John Gauntlet
Ann Gauntlet
Abigal Gauntlett
Joane Gauntlett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1647Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (2)

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower
    Age 12
    "The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
    1642 · The English Civil War
    Age 34
    A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

    Name Meaning

    English (Wiltshire and Hampshire): nickname from Middle English gaunt(e)let, gant(e)let ‘protective glove of mail or plate’.

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

    Sources (21)

    • Roger Gantlat in entry for Ann Gantlat, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Roger Gauntlett, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"
    • Roger Gauntlett, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

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