Elizabeth Medway

1743–
Dorchester, Dorset, England

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Medway was christened in 1743, in Dorchester, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. She married Richard Rose on 28 August 1763, in Dorchester, Dorset, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Richard Rose
1742–
Elizabeth Medway
1743–
Marriage: 28 August 1763
John Rose
1766–
Ann Rose
1769–1830
Richard Rose
1771–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1763
Dorchester, Dorset, England
children

(3)

    John Rose

    Male1766–Male

    Female1769–1830Female

    Male1771–Male

World Events (5)

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

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

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

Name Meaning

Maed, meed, meadow, trunk of a tree ; waeg, a wave. Meadow-wave ; a river

Sources (3)

  • Elizth Rose in entry for John Rose, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Elizth Medway, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"
  • Elizabeth Medway, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"

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