Elizabeth Hewitt

5 November 1740–19 August 1802
Mackworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hewitt was christened on 5 November 1740, in Mackworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hewitt, was 30 and her mother, Mary Allen, was 26. She married Adam Cockeram on 24 November 1765, in Mackworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She was buried in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Adam Cockeram
1740–1795
Elizabeth Hewitt
1740–1802
Marriage: 24 November 1765
Mary Cockeram
1766–
Elizabeth Cockeram
1768–
Catherine Cockeram
1771–
Thomas Cockeram
1773–1773
Martha Cockeram
1774–1792
Lydia Ellen Cochram
1775–1827
Alice Cockeram
1775–
Adam Cockram
1779–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1765
Mackworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Cockeram in entry for Catherine Cockeram, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Elizabeth Cockaram in entry for Martha Cockaram, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Elizabeth Cockaram in entry for Martha Cockaram, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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