Lizzy Harding

6 August 1775–
Wanborough, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lizzy

When Lizzy Harding was born on 6 August 1775, in Wanborough, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Harding, was 41 and her mother, Mary Wells, was 38. She married James Deacon on 20 December 1799, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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James Deacon
Lizzy Harding
Marriage: 20 December 1799
Ann Deacon
John Deacon
Martha Deacon
Lizzy Deacon
Ursula Deacon
James Deacon
James Deacon
Thomas Harding Deacon

Spouse and Children

20 December 1799
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


+3 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 26

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 33

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.

Age 40

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 (mainly southern England and South Wales) and Irish: from the Old English personal name Hearding, originally a patronymic from Hard 1. The surname was first taken to Ireland in the 15th century, and more families of the name settled there 200 years later in Tipperary and surrounding counties.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lizzy Harding, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Lizzy Deacon in entry for Thomas Harding Deacon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Lizzy Deacon in entry for James Deacon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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