Elizabeth Hensman

about 1727–10 June 1790
Swineshead, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Hensman was born about 1727, in Swineshead, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She married John Selby on 2 October 1749, in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She was buried in Sutton, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Selby
1726–
Elizabeth Hensman
1727–1790
Marriage: 2 October 1749
Ann Selby
1749–
Thomas Selby
1750–
Mary Selby
1750–
William Selby
1753–1755
Elizabeth Selby
1753–
Robert Selby
1755–
John Selby
1756–
John Selby
1759–
William Selby
1762–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 October 1749
Blunham, Bedfordshire, England
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

North German (Bensmann): variant of Bensemann, a compound of Bense + -man ‘man’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth in entry for John Selby, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Mary Selby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Ann Selby, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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