Eliza Rabbits

5 August 1810–
Overton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Rabbits was christened on 5 August 1810, in Overton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rabbets, was 45 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Rabbets
1765–1844
Mary Smith
1772–
William Rabbits
1792–
Peter Rabbits
1794–1879
Sarah Rabbitts
1796–
Thomas Rabbits
1798–
Charlotte Rabbits
1800–
Charles Rabbits
1803–
Richard Rabbits
1806–1806
Charles Rabbits
1807–
Eliza Rabbits
1810–
Ann Rabetts
1813–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

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.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a pet form of Rabb .2 English: from the Norman personal name Radbode, Rabbode, composed of the Germanic elements rād ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + bodo, boto ‘messenger’, ‘lord’.3 Irish: mistranslation of Gaelic Ó Coinín, which is actually a variant of Ó Conáin or Ó Cuineáin ( see Cunneen ), as if it were from coinín ‘rabbit’, although in fact it is from a diminutive of cano ‘hound’, ‘wolf’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Eliza Rabbits, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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