Betty Godfrey

1745–
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

Betty Godfrey was christened about 1745, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. She married Edward Hill on 24 March 1777, in Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England.

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Betty Godfrey
1745–
Edward Hill
1748–
Marriage: 24 March 1777

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1777
Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, England

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Godefrei, Godefroi(s), composed of the Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u), fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey .2 Americanized form of Irish Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh, patronymics from the Irish equivalent of Godfrey (see 1 above), borrowed from the Vikings.3 Americanized form of the French surname Godefroi, of the same origin as 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Betty Godfrey, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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