Elizabeth Rowley

about 1758–
Diddlebury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Rowley was born about 1758, in Diddlebury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Richard Edwards on 9 February 1779. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Richard Edwards
1754–
Elizabeth Rowley
1758–
Marriage: 9 February 1779
Mary Edwards
1780–
Richard Edwards
1782–
Sarah Edwards
1783–
Catherine Edwards
1784–
Jane Edwards
1784–
Elizabeth Edwards
1785–
Mr. Edwards
1785–
Richard Edwards
1786–
Elizabeth Edwards
1787–
William Edwards
1787–
Ann Edwards
1789–
Elias Bennett Edwards
1789–
Richard Edwards
1790–
Henry Edwards
1792–1870
Joseph Edwards
1792–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1779
children

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 43

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

Age 57

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

Age 65

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Devon, County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Edwards in entry for Sarah Edwards, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Elizabeth Edwards in entry for Sarah Edwards, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Elizth Edwards in entry for Elias Bennett Edwards, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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