Elizabeth Gurney

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Bitcheno
1786–1819
Elizabeth Gurney
1789–1863
Marriage: 5 March 1810
Sarah Bitcheno
1812–1854
John Bitcheno
1814–1841
William Bitcheno
1816–1838
Joseph Bitcheno
1819–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1810
St Albans St Stephen, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Female1812–1854Female

    John Bitcheno

    Male1814–1841Male

    William Bitcheno

    Male1816–1838Male

    Joseph Bitcheno

    Male1819–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Gurney

    Male1763–Male

    Sarah Seabroke

    Female1767–Female

siblings

(12)

    Female1789–1863Female

    Ann Gurney

    Female1791–Female

    Male1793–Male

    James Gurney

    Male1796–Male

    Sarah Gurney

    Female1798–Female

+7 More Children

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.
1815

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 any of various places in France named Gournay, notably Gournay-en-Brai in Seine-Maritime.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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