Elizabeth Yates

Clowne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Yates was born in 1755, in Clowne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Yates, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Godley, was 29.

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Thomas Yates
Elizabeth Godley
William Yates
John Yates
Thomas Yates
Elizabeth Yates
Sarah Yates

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 46

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.

Age 60

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

Age 68

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

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

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  • 1755 - Elizabeth Yates, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England CHRISTENING"
  • Ancestry.com Facts Page

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