Priscilla

Female5 September 1723–

Brief Life History of Priscilla

When Priscilla was christened on 5 September 1723, in Bulwick, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert, was 23 and her mother, Hannah, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Robert
1700–
Hannah
1701–
Priscilla
1723–

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    Parents and Siblings

      Male1700– Male

      Female1701– Female

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (3)

    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.

    1823

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    Of New Testament origin: from a post-classical Latin personal name, a feminine diminutive of the Roman family name Priscus ‘ancient’. Priscilla was the name of a woman with whom St Paul stayed at Corinth (Acts 18:3), referred to elsewhere as Prisca. The name was in regular use in the late 16th century and enjoyed a modest vogue in the 19th century.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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