Joseph Cleal

about 1789–
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Cleal was born about 1789, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. He married Sarah Ann Parker on 9 May 1818, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cleal
1789–
Sarah Ann Parker
1795–1821
Marriage: 9 May 1818
Clara Ann Cleal
1819–1876
Sarah Parker Cleal
1819–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1818
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 12

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.
1815

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 34

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a habitational name from clere, a component of several place names in north Hampshire (Highclere, Burghclere, Kingsclere). This is of uncertain origin, probably from a Celtic stream name meaning ‘bright’ (cognate with Latin clarus ‘clear’, ‘bright’).2 English and Irish: variant of Clare .3 Translation of German Klar 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Joseph Cleal in entry for Sarah Parker Cleal, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"
  • Joseph Cleal in entry for John James and Sarah Ann Cleal, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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