Lucy Alder

21 April 1767–July 1853 (Age 86)
East Tisted, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Alder was born on 21 April 1767, in East Tisted, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Alder, was 22 and her mother, MRS Lucy ALDER, was 22. She married William Port on 20 November 1785, in Froxfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She died in July 1853, in Petersfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

William Port
1762–
Lucy Alder
1767–1853
Marriage: 20 November 1785
Nancy Port
1786–
Lydia Port
1801–
William Port
1788–
John Port
1789–
Sarah Port
1790–1791
Lucy Port
1793–1876
Harriet Port
1796–
Peter Port
1798–1863
Eliza Port
1799–
Caroline Port
1806–
Diana Port
1812–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1785
Froxfield, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Alder

    Male1745–1788Male

    MRS Lucy ALDER

    Female1745–1794Female

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth Alder

    Female1764–1788Female

    Fanny Alder

    Female1765–Female

    Female1767–1853Female

    Thomas Alder

    Male1769–Male

    John Alder

    Male1770–1770Male

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 34

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 41

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 48

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree (Middle English al(d)re), or by a group of alders (the surname is often found in the plural form in Middle English).2 English: from a Middle English personal name, representing a falling together of two Old English names, Ealdhere ‘ancient army’ and Æðelhere ‘noble army’.3 German: variant of Alter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Port in entry for John Port, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Lucy Port in entry for Sarah Port, "England, Hampshire Bishop's Transcripts 1680-1892"
  • Lucy Port in entry for Lucy Port, "England, Hampshire Bishop's Transcripts 1680-1892"

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