Benjamin Busby

1726–Male
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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Family Time Line

Benjamin Busby
1726–
Mary Goodyer
1727–
Marriage: 19 November 1752
Martha Busby
1757–
Elizabeth Busby
1764–
Hester Busby
1765–

Spouse and Children

    Male1726–Male

    Mary Goodyer

    Female1727–Female

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

(3)

    Martha Busby

    Female1757–Female

    Elizabeth Busby

    Female1764–Female

    Hester Busby

    Female1765–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+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.
1815

Age 89

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

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.

Possible Related Names

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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