Katherine Ryley

Brief Life History of Katherine

When Katherine Ryley was born in 1701, in Church Kirk, Lancashire, England, her father, Ralph Ryley, was 42 and her mother, Marie or Mary Worsley, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Ryley
1660–1711
Marie or Mary Worsley
1665–1722
Mary Ryley
1685–
Thomas Ryley
1690–
Sarah Ryley
1704–
James Ryley
1687–1769
Elizabeth Riley
1689–
John Riley
1695–
Margret Ryley
1698–1700
Katherine Ryley
1701–

Sources (8)

  • Katherine Ryley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Katherine Ryley, "England, Lancashire Non-Conformist Church Records, 1647-1996"
  • Katherine Ryley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (7)

1720 · South Sea Bubble

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

1754 · Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Riley .

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

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