1656–28 July 1700 (Age 44)
Malone, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life Summary of Eccles

When Eccles was born in 1656, in Malone, County Antrim, Ireland, her father, John Eccles, was 27 and her mother, Jane, was 22. She married Moses Jones in 1675, in Ireland. She died on 28 July 1700, in her hometown, at the age of 44.

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Moses Jones
Marriage: 1675

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    World Events (3)

    Age 16
    Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.
    Age 34
    William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.
    Age 36
    Exclusion of Catholics from Parliament and all professions.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Eccles in Lancashire, or possibly from any of several other places so named in Kent, Norfolk, Berwickshire, and Dumfriesshire, from British eglēs ‘Romano-British Christian church’ (from Latin ecclesia, Greek ekklēsia ‘gathering, assembly’). Such places would have been the sites of notable pre-Anglo-Saxon churches or Christian places of communal worship.

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

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