Elizabeth Gurney

7 April 1789–25 February 1863
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Gurney was born on 7 April 1789, in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Gurney, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Seabroke, was 22. She married Samuel Bitcheno on 5 March 1810, in St Albans St Stephen, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She was buried in North Mimms, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Samuel Bitcheno
Elizabeth Gurney
Marriage: 5 March 1810
Sarah Bitcheno
John Bitcheno
William Bitcheno
Joseph Bitcheno

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1810St Albans St Stephen, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 12
    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.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 19
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 26
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin):habitational name from Gournay-en-Brai in Seine-Maritime in France.perhaps occasionally also a habitational name from Great Gornhay, in Tiverton (Devon); see Garnsey .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Elizabeth Gurney, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Elizabeth Gurney, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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