Elizabeth Brammer

1790–January 1866 (Age 76)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Brammer was born in 1790, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Brammer, was 28 and her mother, Rebecca Hobson, was 22. She married Henry Biggin in 1808, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died in January 1866, in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Henry Biggin
1786–1860
Elizabeth Brammer
1790–1866
Marriage: 1808
Mary Biggin
1809–
Isaac Biggin
1825–
Aaron Biggin
1828–1829
Thomas Biggin
1811–1898
Anne Biggin
1814–
Elizabeth Biggin
1816–
Joshua Biggin
1817–
Sarah Biggin
1818–1818
Henry Biggin
1818–1855
Ellen Biggin
1831–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1808
Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Brammer

    Male1762–1834Male

    Rebecca Hobson

    Female1768–1840Female

siblings

(6)

    Martha Brammer

    Female1788–Female

    Female1790–1866Female

    Joseph Brammer

    Male1799–Male

    Sarah Brammer

    Female1802–Female

    William Brammer

    Male1807–1874Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 11

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 18

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 German; Danish and Swedish (of German origin): habitational name from either of two places called Brammer, near Rendsburg and Verden.2 English: variant of Bramhall , or possibly a habitational name from Breamore in Hampshire (from Old English brōm ‘broom’ + mōr ‘moor’, ‘marsh’).3 Possibly a variant of Bremmer .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Biggin in household of Isaac Biggin, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Elzh Biggin in household of Ann Sampson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Biggin in household of Henry Biggin, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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