Rachel Gissop


Brief Life History of Rachel

Rachel Gissop was born in 1783, in Welton, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom. She married William Nelson on 21 September 1807, in Welton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

William Nelson
Rachel Gissop
Marriage: 21 September 1807
Richard Nelson
Ann Nelson
John Rhodes Nelson
William Nelson

Sources (5)

  • Rachel Gissop, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Rachel in entry for William Nelson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rachel in entry for John Rhodes Nelson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 September 1807Welton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    World Events (7)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 18

    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 25

    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 32

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

    Name Meaning

    English: see Gossip .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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