Elizabeth Dawson

about 1623–27 March 1698
Bonsall, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Dawson was born about 1623, in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England, her father, Timothy Dawson, was 18 and her mother, Elizabeth Bassett, was 18. She married Adam Smedley about 1643. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She was buried in Bonsall, Derbyshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Adam Smedley
1623–1679
Elizabeth Dawson
1623–1698
Marriage: about 1643
Edmund Smedley
1649–1679
child Smedley
1651–1679
Adam Smedley
1654–1724
Abraham Smedley
1657–
Joseph Smedley
1660–1742
Thomas Smedley
1663–1721
Mary Smedley
1666–1666
Dorothy Smedley
1668–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1643
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Timothy Dawson

    Male1605–Male

    Elizabeth Bassett

    Female1605–1688Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1623–1698Female

    Elizabeth Dawson

    Female1625–Female

World Events (2)

1642 · The English Civil War

Age 19

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.
1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 65

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Smedley, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Brough Family Organization Notes

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