Elisabeth Hastings

20 December 1772–before 1774 (Age 1)
Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, England

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Hastings was born on 20 December 1772, in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, England, her father, William Hastings, was 27 and her mother, Ann Twells, was 24. She died before 1774, in her hometown, at the age of 0.

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William Hastings
Ann Twells
Elisabeth Hastings
Bet Hastings
Robert Hastings

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from Hastings, a place in Sussex, on the south coast of England, near which the English army was defeated by the Normans in 1066 . It is named from Old English Hǣstingas ‘people of Hǣsta’. The surname was taken to Scotland under William the Lion in the latter part of the 12th century. It also assimilated some instances of the native Scottish surname Harestane ( see Hairston ).2 English: variant of Hasting .3 Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistín ‘descendant of Oistín’, the Gaelic form of Augustine ( see Austin ).

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

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  • Elisabeth Hastings, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Elisabeth Hastings, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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