Benjamin Busby

1726–
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Busby
1726–
Mary Goodyer
1727–
Marriage: 19 November 1752
Martha Busby
1757–
Samuel Busby
1760–
Elizabeth Busby
1764–
Hester Busby
1765–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 November 1752Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (4)

    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 Busby in North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Buschebi, from Old Norse buskr ‘bush, shrub’ or an Old Norse personal name Buski + ‘homestead, village’. Alternatively, a habitational name from Bushby in Leicestershire.Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Busby in Carmunnock (Renfrewshire).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Busbey
    Buzbee
    Busbee
    Buzby
    Bushby

    Sources (16)

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

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