Gregorii Gregson

4 July 1567–1 March 1624 (Age 56)
Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Gregorii

When Gregorii Gregson was born on 4 July 1567, in Sutton on the Hill, Derbyshire, England, his father, Thomas Gregson, was 22 and his mother, Ann Alice Merry, was 18. He married Elizabeth about 1588, in England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 March 1624, in Derbyshire, England, at the age of 56.

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Gregorii Gregson
Marriage: about 1588
Edward Gregson
Priscilla Gregson
Joseph Gregson
Marie Gregson
James Gregson
Dorothy Gregson

Spouse and Children

about 1588


    Edward Gregson


    Priscilla Gregson


    Joseph Gregson


    Marie Gregson


    James Gregson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 2

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 4

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 18

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Greg, a short form of the personal name Gregory .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gregorii Gregson in entry for Marie Gregson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Gregorii Gregson in entry for Thomas Gregson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Gregorii Gregson in entry for Joseph Gregson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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