Benjamin Busby

England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Busby was born in 1726, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Busby, was 23 and his mother, Joyce Barker, was 23. He married Mary Goodyer on 19 November 1752, in Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Benjamin Busby
Mary Goodyer
Marriage: 19 November 1752
Martha Busby
Elizabeth Busby
Hester Busby

Spouse and Children


    Mary Goodyer


19 November 1752
Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


    Martha Busby


    Elizabeth Busby


    Hester Busby


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+12 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 75

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.

Age 89

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 97

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush’, ‘shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + býr ‘homestead’, ‘village’, or from some other place so called.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benj. Busby in entry for Hester Busby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Benjamin Busby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Benjamin Busby in entry for John Busby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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