Joseph Dudley

Male1757–

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Dudley was born in 1757, in Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Dudley, was 26 and his mother, Mrs. Lucy Dudley, was 22.

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Joseph Dudley
1732–1767
Mrs. Lucy Dudley
1736–
Joseph Dudley Jr.
1753–
Mary Dudley
1755–
Joseph Dudley
1757–
Ann Dudley
1758–

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    World Events (3)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 44

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1815

    Age 58

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1823

    Age 66

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands): habitational name from Dudley in Worcestershire, recorded as Duddeleye, Doddeleye in the 13th and 14th centuries, named from the Old English personal name Dudda (see Dodd 1) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Irish (southern Ireland): in Ireland, when not the English name, it was adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Dubhdáleithe ‘descendant of Dubhdáleithe’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + ‘two’ + léithe ‘sides’.

    Americanized form of French Daudelin .

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

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