Erasmus Darwin was born 12 December 1731 in Elston Hall, Elston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom to Robert Darwin (1682-1754) and Elizabeth Hill (1702-1797) and died 18 April 1802 in Breadsall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Mary Howard (1740-1770) 1757 . He married Elizabeth Collier (c1747) .


Offspring of Erasmus Darwin and Mary Howard (1740-1770)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles Darwin (1758-1778) 3 September 1758 15 May 1778
Erasmus Darwin (1759-1799)
Elizabeth Darwin (1763-1763)
Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848) 30 May 1766 Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom 13 November 1848 Susannah Wedgwood (1765-1817)

William Alvey Darwin (1767-1767)

Offspring of Erasmus Darwin and Mary Parker (bef1772)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Susanna Parker (1772-1856)
Mary Parker (1774-1859)

Offspring of Erasmus Darwin and Elizabeth Collier (c1747)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Edward Darwin (1782-1829)
Frances Ann Violetta Darwin (1783-1874) 1783 12 February 1874 Samuel Tertius Galton (1783-1844)

Emma Georgina Elizabeth Darwin (1784-1818)
Francis Sacheverel Darwin (1786-1859) 17 June 1786 6 November 1859 Jane Harriet Ryle (1794-1866)

John Darwin (1787-1818)
Henry Darwin (1789-1790)
Harriet Darwin (1790-1825)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882)

Footnotes (including sources)

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