Elizabeth Potten

9 March 1790–
Heathfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Potten was christened on 9 March 1790, in Heathfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Neri Potten, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Thomson, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Neri Potten
1760–1823
Elizabeth Thomson
1766–1819
John Potten
1785–
Neri Potten
1788–1898
Elizabeth Potten
1790–
Mary Potten
1792–
Ann Potten
1796–
Peter Potten
1799–1878
James Potten
1800–
Henry Potten
1802–
Sophia Potten
1807–
George Potten
1809–1883

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World Events (3)

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: possibly a variant of Porton, a habitational name from Porton in Wiltshire or Poorton in Dorset; both place names are formed with an obscure first element, perhaps the name of a river, + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.2 Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place named with Dutch poort ‘gate’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Potten, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Potten, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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