Lemuel Jellis

1746–1832 (Age 86)
Steppingley, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lemuel

When Lemuel Jellis was born in 1746, in Steppingley, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Ralph Jellis, was 32 and his mother, Naomi Ward, was 35. He married Elizabeth Large on 7 February 1775, in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1832, in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, at the age of 86, and was buried in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Lemuel Jellis
Diana Toms
Marriage: 1 December 1780
Mary Jelhis Or Jellies
Daniel Jellis
Elizabeth Jellis
Sarah Jellis
Susanna Jellis
James Jellis
Lemuel Jealous
James Jellis
Mr Ralph Jellis
Joseph Jellis
Samuel Jellis
Thomas Jellis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1780Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Age 6
    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 8
    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 24
    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 Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea.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

    English: (i) see Giles . (ii) see Gills .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (20)

    • Lemuel Gellis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Lemuel Jellis in entry for Samuel Jellis and Mary Smith, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • Lemuel Elmer in entry for Dinah Jelhis, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"

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