Elizabeth Scawen


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Scawen was born in 1722, in Stratton, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Scawen, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Heale, was 24. She married John Penfound on 15 December 1742, in Stratton, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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John Penfound
Elizabeth Scawen
Marriage: 15 December 1742
Mary Penfound
Arthur Penfound

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth Scawen, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Eliz in entry for Arthur Penfound, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Scawen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elizabeth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1742Stratton, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 79

    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.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 86

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 93

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

    Name Meaning

    Cornish, English: see Scowen .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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