Edward Finch

29 June 1777–7 November 1847 (Age 70)
Sproughton, Suffolk, England

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Finch was born on 29 June 1777, in Sproughton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Finch, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Grimwood, was 36. He married Susannah Scrivener on 14 July 1799, in Sproughton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sproughton, Suffolk, England in 1841. He died on 7 November 1847, in Sproughton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Edward Finch
Susannah Scrivener
Marriage: 14 July 1799
Susanna Finch
James Finch
John Finch
Edward Finch
William Finch
George Finch
Sarah Finch
Susannah Finch
Jonathon Finch
Martha Finch
Thomas Finch
Benjamin Finch
Mary Anne Finch

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  • Marriage
    14 July 1799Sproughton, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 10
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    Age 12
    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English finch, fink ‘finch’ (Old English finc), for a small, lively, cheerful person.Americanized form (translation into English) of German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), Czech, Slovenian, and Croatian Fink ‘finch’, or of some of the corresponding Slavic surnames, e.g. Czech (Moravian) Pěnka (see Penka ).

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Edward Finch in entry for Martha, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Edward Finch, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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