Elizabeth Heginbottom

Female1749–4 May 1826

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Heginbottom was born in 1749, in Saddleworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Heginbottom, was 22 and her mother, Martha Shaw, was 19. She married Abraham Whitehead on 10 January 1771, in Uppermill, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 May 1826, in Friarmere, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Whitehead
Elizabeth Heginbottom
Marriage: 10 January 1771
John Whitehead
William Whitehead
Anne Whitehead
Elizabeth Whitehead
Abram Whitehead
Mally Whitehead

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Heginbottom, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty in entry for Abram Whitehead, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty in entry for Anne, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1771Uppermill, Yorkshire, England
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 3

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 5

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1770 · Boston Tea Party

    Age 21

    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Higginbotham .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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