John Hearne

Male22 April 1770–8 September 1834

Brief Life History of John

When John Hearne was born on 22 April 1770, in Kimcote, Leicestershire, England, his father, Thomas Hearne, was 20 and his mother, Ann Allen, was 34. He married Mary Orton on 26 November 1798, in Kimcote, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 September 1834, at the age of 64.

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John Hearne
Mary Orton
Marriage: 26 November 1798
Thomas Hearne
Thomas Hearn
Joseph Hearne
Mary Hearne

Sources (9)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Hearne - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth: about April 1770; Kimcote, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • John Hearne, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • John in entry for Mary Hearne, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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  • Marriage
    26 November 1798Kimcote, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (3)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

    Age 5

    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 17

    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 19

    "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."

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Waterford) and English: variant of Hearn .

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

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