Frauncis Bocher Or Marchant

Male1582–

Brief Life History of Frauncis

When Frauncis Bocher Or Marchant was born in 1582, in Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Frank Marchant, was 11579 and his mother, Mrs. Marchant, was 11579. He married Mrs Frank Marchant about 1605, in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Family Time Line

Frauncis Bocher Or Marchant
1582–
Mrs Frank Marchant
1585–
Marriage: about 1605
Frank Marchant
1 May 1608–
Thomas Marchant
1 May 1608–

Sources (3)

  • Franncis Bocker Or Marchant, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Franncis Bocher or Marchant, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"
  • Frank Marchant in entry for Marchant, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1605Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

    Age 3

    England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

    1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

    Age 5

    Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.

    1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

    Age 38

    "The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Normand, Andre, Marcel, Emile, Gilles, Lucien, Yvon, Adrien, Jacques, Laurent, Alcide.

    French: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, from Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’. Compare Bouche 2, Bouchey , Bouchie , Boushey , Boushie , Bush 5, Busha 1, Busher , and Bushey 3.

    English: variant of Butcher , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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