Elisabeth Polay

about 1605–24 October 1700
Romsey, Hampshire, England

The Life of Elisabeth

Elisabeth Polay was born about 1605, in Romsey, Hampshire, England. She was buried in Chiddingstone, Kent, England.

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Anthony Emmery
Elisabeth Polay
1605–1700

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World Events (3)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 15

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."
1642 · The English Civil War

Age 37

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 83

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

1 French and Swiss French: unexplained.2 Probably a variant of Irish Gooley .

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

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  • Elizabeth, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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