Catharine Ashdowne

1721–
Leigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Catharine

When Catharine Ashdowne was christened on 24 December 1721, in Leigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Ashdowne, was 43 and her mother, Catherine Archer, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ashdowne
1678–1728
Catherine Archer
1694–
Elizabeth Ashdown
1716–1723
Mary Ashdowne
1716–
Sarah Ashdown
1718–
Ann Ashdowne
1720–
Catharine Ashdowne
1721–
John Ashdown
1723–
Elizabeth Ashdowne
1724–
Thomas Ashdown
1726–1803

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1678–1728Male

  • Catherine Archer

    Female1694–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashdon in Essex, Ashdown Forest in East Sussex, or Ashdown in Berkshire (now lost). The first two are named from Old English æscen ‘growing with ash trees’ + dūn ‘hill’. The last may be from an Old English personal name Æsc or Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Catharine Ashdowne, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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