Elizabeth Nixon

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Nixon was born about 1769, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 4 daughters with William Nixon.

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Family Time Line

William Nixon
1765–
Elizabeth Nixon
1769–
Mary Nixon
1791–
Joyce Nixon
1793–1822
Fanny Nixon
1795–1799
Charlotte Nixon
1798–

Sources (7)

  • Nixon in entry for Joyce Nixon, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Nixon in entry for Fanny Nixon, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Nixon in entry for Mary Nixon, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (northern), Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas . This is a famous Scottish Borders surname, which has also been established in Ireland since the Plantation of Ulster during the 17th century.

Americanized form of Finnish Nissinen, from the personal name Nissi, a pet form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ) + the surname suffix -nen.

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

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