Elizabeth Ann Bumford

16 January 1797–10 January 1883 (Age 85)
Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Bumford was born on 16 January 1797, in Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales, her father, Edward Bumford, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Davies, was 33. She married James Meyrick on 3 August 1817, in Bettws Cedewain, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Burford, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 10 January 1883, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Meyrick
1796–1871
Elizabeth Ann Bumford
1797–1883
Marriage: 3 August 1817
Benjamin Meyrick
1817–
Mary Ann Meyrick
1820–1853
James Meyrick
1822–
James Meyrick
1824–
Jane Priest Meyrick
1824–1892
Thomas Meyrick
1825–1886
John Meyrick
1828–1829
John Thomas Meyrick
1831–1899
Susannah Meyrick
1834–1834
George William Merrick
1836–1886
Frederick Meyrick
1839–1839

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1817Bettws Cedewain, Montgomeryshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 4
    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.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 23
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Burnford, a habitational name from a lost place called Burnford in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire), which is early recorded as Burneford.

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

    Sources (43)

    • Elizabeth Meyrick in household of James Meyrick, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • E Meyrick, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth in entry for John Merrick, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"

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