Elizabeth Grant

1743–5 August 1814 (Age 71)
Ratley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Grant was born in 1743, in Ratley, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She married James Horsley on 25 December 1766, in Hanwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 August 1814, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71, and was buried in St Olave, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Horsley
1740–1821
Elizabeth Grant
1743–1814
Marriage: 25 December 1766
Benjamin Horsley
1765–1766
John Horsley
1767–1843
James Horsley
1768–
William Horsley
1769–
George Horsley
1771–1844
Ann Horsley
1772–
Hannah Horsley
1772–
Elizabeth Horsely
1772–1773
Elizabeth Horsley
1773–
John Horsely
1773–
James Horsely
1775–
William Horsely
1781–
Anthoney Horsley
1787–1823

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1766
Hanwell, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(13)

    Benjamin Horsley

    Male1765–1766Male

    John Horsley

    Male1767–1843Male

    James Horsley

    Unknown1768–

    William Horsley

    Male1769–Male

    George Horsley

    Male1771–1844Male

+8 More Children

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 58

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 65

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall’, ‘large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliz Horsley in entry for Elizabeth, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Eliz Horsley in entry for Ann, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Elizabeth Horsley in entry for John Horsley, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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