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us: Simcoe, Elizabeth, 1762-1850

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  • Fuller Name

    • Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim
  • Variants

    • us: Gwillim, Elizabeth, 1762-1850
    • us: Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim, 1762-1850
    • us: Simcoe, John Graves, Mrs., 1762-1850
  • Additional Information

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    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Upper Canada
    • Birth Place

        Aldwincle (England)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Diarists
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim, 1766-1850
    • Sources

      • found: Fryer, M.B. Elizabeth Postuma Simcoe, 1762-1850, 1989: Can CIP (Simcoe, Elizabeth, 1762-1850)
      • found: LC in RLIN, 11-16-90 (hdgs: Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim, 1766-1850; Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma Gwillim, 1767-1850; Simcoe, Elizabeth Posthuma (Gwillim), Mrs., 1766-1850; usage: Elizabeth Simcoe; Mrs. John Graves Simcoe)
      • found: Oxford DNB online, 12 Sept. 2014 (Elizabeth Postuma Simcoe [née Gwillim] (1762-1850), diarist and artist, was born in September 1762 and baptized on 22 September at Aldwincle, Northamptonshire; her father died before her birth and her mother in childbirth; the orphaned heir to land in Northamptonshire and Herefordshire was given the name of Postuma in recognition of her situation; she married Lieutenant-Colonel John Graves Simcoe (1752-1806) on 30 December 1782; the Simcoes built Wolford Lodge on the Devon estate that Elizabeth inherited; in 1791 he was appointed lieutenant-governor of the new colony of Upper Canada and the Simcoes sailed from Weymouth in September 1791; Elizabeth Simcoe's renown in Canada is based on the diaries she began keeping on that trip; she died at Wolford on 17 January 1850, aged eighty-seven)
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      • 1990-11-27: new
      • 2014-10-28: revised
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