Elizabeth Jane Godfrey

1857–Female
Lenham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Godfrey was born in 1857, in Lenham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Chaney, was 22 and her mother, Jane Godfrey, was 21.

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Family Time Line

William Chaney
1835–1909
Jane Godfrey
1836–
Elizabeth Jane Godfrey
1857–
John Chaney
1869–1875
Thomas Chaney
1872–
Jane Chaney
1863–
George Chaney
1864–
Francis Chaney
1865–1912
Kate Chaney
1872–
Anne Chaney
1874–
Percy Chaney
1877–
Daisy Chaney
1879–
Frederick Chaney
1880–

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 23

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 47

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Godefrei, Godefroi(s), composed of the Germanic elements god, got ‘god’ + frid(u), fred ‘peace’. See also Jeffrey .2 Americanized form of Irish Mac Gothraidh or Ó Gothraidh, patronymics from the Irish equivalent of Godfrey (see 1 above), borrowed from the Vikings.3 Americanized form of the French surname Godefroi, of the same origin as 1.

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

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