1791–1857 (Age 66)
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth was born in 1791, in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Matty on 29 April 1824, in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 17 September 1857, in Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Thomas Matty
Marriage: 29 April 1824
Thomas Matty
Charles Matty
Kezia Matty
Emma Matty
William Taylor Matty
Eliza Matty

Spouse and Children

29 April 1824
Deerhurst, Gloucestershire, England


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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 10

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 17

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 24

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

Name Meaning

The scriptural name is Eliyshebha, which St. Jerome translates as "oath of my God." Others translate it as "oath of God" or "to whom God is the oath," or "who swears by God," in other words, a worshipper of God. Nicknames are Lisa, Libby, Bess, Bet, Betty, Bessy, and Ib, as well as the Scottish Lizzie and Bessie. Ealasaid is a Gaelic form of Elizabeth. Tibbie, Lissie, Elsie, and Eliza are derived from Elizabeth. Elise is the French form of Eliza. Elspet, Elspeth, Elspit, and Elspith are Scottish forms of Elizabeth. Elspie is derived from Elspith.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Matty in household of Thos Matty, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Matty in household of Thomas Matty, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elizabeth Fowler, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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