Benjamin Busby

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

Spouse and Children

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


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    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 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).

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    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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