Elizabeth J. Battye

28 January 1869–1947 (Age 77)
Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Elizabeth J.

When Elizabeth J. Battye was born on 28 January 1869, in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, her father, Samuel Battye, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Bloodsworth, was 20. She married Moses Abrny Sears on 6 March 1890, in Galt, Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1947, at the age of 78, and was buried in Saint Thomas, St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Moses Abrny Sears
Elizabeth J. Battye
Marriage: 6 March 1890
Walter James Sears
Charles Henry Sears
Lawrence Avery Sears

Spouse and Children

6 March 1890
Galt, Cambridge, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


    Walter James Sears


    Charles Henry Sears


    Lawrence Avery Sears


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Battye


    Mary Ann Bloodsworth




    Ellen Batty


    Albert Edward Batty



    James Batty


    George Henry Battye


+12 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 11

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 35

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Batty .2 Americanized spelling of German Bethe, from a short form of the personal names Elisabeth, Bertold, or Bertram.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Batty in household of Jane Batty, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Elizth Batty in household of James Batty, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Batty in household of James Batty, "Canada Census, 1881"

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