Elizabeth Arthur

9 March 1678–30 June 1744
Landewednack, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Arthur was born on 9 March 1678, in Landewednack, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Arthur, was 25 and her mother, Mrs. Jane Arthur, was 20. She married Richard Mildren on 3 February 1698, in St Keverne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She was buried in St Keverne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Mildren
1674–1740
Elizabeth Arthur
1678–1744
Marriage: 3 February 1698
James Mildren
1699–1776
William Mildren
–1710
Richard Mildren
1701–
Ann Mildren
1703–1776
Elizabeth Mildren
1704–1706

Spouse and Children

    Richard Mildren

    Male1674–1740Male

    Female1678–1744Female

MARRIAGE
3 February 1698
St Keverne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    James Mildren

    Male1699–1776Male

    Richard Mildren

    Male1701–Male

    Ann Mildren

    Female1703–1776Female

    Elizabeth Mildren

    Female1704–1706Female

    William Mildren

    Male–1710Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Arthur

    Male1653–Male

    Mrs. Jane Arthur

    Female1658–Female

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, Welsh, English, and French: from the ancient Celtic personal name Arthur. In many cases it is a shortened form of Scottish or Irish McArthur , the patronymic Mac- often being dropped in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries under English influence. The personal name is most probably from an old Celtic word meaning ‘bear’. Compare Gaelic art, Welsh arth, both of which mean ‘bear’. It has been in regular use as a personal name in Britain since the early Middle Ages, owing its popularity in large part to the legendary exploits of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, which gave rise to a prolific literature in Welsh, French, English, German, and other European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Arthur, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Elizabeth Mildren, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Richard Mildren, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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