Elisabeth Shade

21 July 1782–
Coney Weston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Shade was christened on 21 July 1782, in Coney Weston, Suffolk, England, her father, John Shade, was 31 and her mother, Lydia Matthews, was 29.

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John Shade
1751–1835
Lydia Matthews
1753–1838
John Shade
1777–
Mary Shade
1779–1844
Elisabeth Shade
1782–
Robert Shade
1789–

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World Events (2)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Name Meaning

Scottish and English:1. topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, from Old English scēad ‘boundary’. 2. nickname for a very thin man, from Middle English schade ‘shadow’, ‘wraith’. 3. Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Schade .

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

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