Rachel Gissop

1783–
Welton, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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
1782–
Rachel Gissop
1783–
Marriage: 21 September 1807
Richard Nelson
1797–
Ann Nelson
1808–1853
John Rhodes Nelson
1813–
William Nelson
1815–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 September 1807
Welton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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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.
1815

Age 32

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

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Sources (3)

  • 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"
  • Rachel Gissop, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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