Ellen PRESTBURY Massey

Femaleabout 1330–3 January 1399

Brief Life History of Ellen

Ellen PRESTBURY Massey was born about 1330, in Woodford, Cheshire, England. She married Edward Massey about 1344. She died on 3 January 1399, in Timperley, Cheshire, England, at the age of 70.

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Nicholas Davenport
1330–1402
Ellen PRESTBURY Massey
1330–1399
Marriage: about 1393

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen Davenport - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Ellen Davenport
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ellen Davenport - Individual or family possessions: death: ; Cheshire, England
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  • Marriage
    about 1393Woodford, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
  • World Events (2)

    1337 · The Hundred Years' War

    Age 7

    The Hundred Years' War between France and England was largely due to the question of legitimate succession to the French crown.

    1382 · Wycliffe's Bible

    Age 52

    John Wycliffe, English theologian and professor at the University of Oxford, completed a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into Middle English. This translation is known as Wycliffe's Bible and was completed around 1382.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places in England called Prestbury, in Cheshire and Gloucestershire. Both placenames are derived from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + burg ‘fortified place’.

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

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