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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Family Time Line

James Deacon
1776–
Lizzy Harding
1775–
Marriage: 20 December 1799
Ann Deacon
1800–
John Deacon
1802–
Martha Deacon
1805–1809
Lizzy Deacon
1808–
Ursula Deacon
1812–1884
James Deacon
1813–1813
James Deacon
1816–
Thomas Harding Deacon
1817–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1799
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+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.
1815

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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