Betty Napp

about 1730–19 November 1783 (Age 53)
Westerleigh, Gloucs., England

The Life of Betty

Betty Napp was born about 1730. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Jeremiah Simmonds. She died on 19 November 1783, in Gloucestershire, England, at the age of 53, and was buried in Westerleigh, Gloucestershire, England.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Simmonds
1717–
Betty Napp
1730–1783
Isaac Simonds
1758–
George Simonds
1761–
Mark Simonds
1763–
Betty Simmonds
1766–
Hannah Simmonds
1768–
William Simmonds
1770–

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (4)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 22

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 24

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 40

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of table linen, from Old French nappe ‘table cloth’.2 English: either a variant spelling of Knapp or a reduced variant of Scottish McNabb .3 Altered spelling of German Knapp .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betty Simmonds, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Betty Simonds, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Betty Napp, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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