Priscilla Ellis

Market Lavington, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Priscilla

Priscilla Ellis was born in 1746, in Market Lavington, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Jane Naish. She married Thomas Hite on 26 November 1774.

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Thomas Hite
Priscilla Ellis
Marriage: 26 November 1774

Spouse and Children

26 November 1774
Market Lavington,Wiltshire,England

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 55

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 62

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 69

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the medieval personal name Elis, a vernacular form of Elijah ( see Elias ). In Wales this surname absorbed forms derived from the Welsh personal name Elisedd, a derivative of elus ‘kindly’, ‘benevolent’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Priscilla Ellis, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Priscilla Ellis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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