Briezel Ewart

1696–15 November 1757 (Age 61)
Dalgernoc, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

The Life of Briezel

Briezel Ewart was born in 1696. She married William Lewis Harkness in 1738, in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died on 15 November 1757, at the age of 61.

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William Lewis Harkness
Briezel Ewart
Marriage: 1738

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Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English:1. from the personal name Ewart, an Anglo-Norman French form of Edward . 2. occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English ewehirde, from Old English eowu ‘ewe’ + hierde ‘herdsman’. 3. habitational name from a place in Northumbria named Ewart, from Old English ēa ‘river’ + worð ‘enclosure’; it is enclosed on three sides by the rivers Glen and Till.

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