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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William Nixon
Elizabeth Nixon
Mary Nixon
Joyce Nixon
Fanny Nixon
Charlotte Nixon

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.


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


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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