John Boosey

about January 1735–about December 1838 (Age 103)
Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Boosey was born about January 1735, in Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Boosey, was 20 and his mother, Margaret, was 20. He married Sarah Challis on 4 July 1769, in Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died about December 1838, in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 103.

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Family Time Line

John Boosey
Sarah Challis
Marriage: 4 July 1769
Francis Boosey
John Boosey
Mary Boosey
Margaret Boosey

Spouse and Children

4 July 1769
Mundon, Essex, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 66

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 73

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 80

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Brose .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jn in entry for Mgt Busey, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • John Bosey and Sarah Challis, "England, Essex Parish Marriage Registers, 1538-1997"
  • Jn in entry for Jn Boosey, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997"

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