Betty Reeve

28 December 1788–1860 (Age 71)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

Betty Reeve was born on 28 December 1788, in England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Peter Reves and Alice. She married William Ramsdale on 20 January 1823, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1860, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Ramsdale
1787–
Betty Reeve
1788–1860
Marriage: 20 January 1823
Hannah Ramsden
1804–
Ann Ramsden
1806–
Mary Ramsden
1806–
Wm. Ramsden
1808–
James Ramsdale
1817–
Peter Ramsdale
1824–
James Ramsdale
1826–
William Ramsdale
1830–
John Ramsdale
1833–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1823
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Hannah Ramsden

    Female1804–Female

    Ann Ramsden

    Female1806–Female

    Mary Ramsden

    Female1806–Female

    Wm. Ramsden

    Male1808–Male

    James Ramsdale

    Male1817–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Reves

    MaleMale

    Alice

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 13

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 20

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 27

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

Name Meaning

English (most common in East Anglia): from Middle English reeve, an occupational name for a steward or bailiff, the precise character of whose duties varied from place to place and at different periods.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betty Ramsdale in entry for John Ramsdale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty Ramsdale in entry for William Ramsdale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty Ramsdale in entry for William Ramsdale, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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