Elizabeth Draper

1708–6 March 1747
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Draper was born in 1708, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Draper, was 28 and her mother, Anne Clay, was 29. She married Henry Middleton on 23 February 1733. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Henry Middleton
1708–1748
Elizabeth Draper
1708–1747
Marriage: 23 February 1733
James Middleton
1735–
John Middleton
1741–1751
Son
Son
George Middleton
1737–1773
Hannah Middleton
1739–
Paul Middleton
1743–1787
Isaac Middleton
1747–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1733
children

(8)

    James Middleton

    Male1735–Male

    Male1737–1773Male

    Hannah Middleton

    Female1739–Female

    John Middleton

    Male1741–1751Male

    Paul Middleton

    Male1743–1787Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (2)

  • Eliz Draper, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Elizabeth Draper, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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