Elizabeth Annie Gear


Brief Life History of Elizabeth Annie

Elizabeth Annie Gear was born in 1893, in Shirwell, Devon, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with William John Coats. She died in 1966, at the age of 73.

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William John Coats
Elizabeth Annie Gear
Susannah Coats
William John Coats
Charles Henry Coats
Frederick James Coats

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  • Mrs William John Coates in entry for William John Coates, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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Children (4)

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Age 21

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English gere ‘fit of passion’ (see Geary 4).

Possibly an altered form of German Gier .

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

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