William Garnett

1772–September 1860 (Age 88)
Worldham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Garnett was born in 1772, in West Worldham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Garnett, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Clear, was 37. He married Jane Ewens on 2 February 1792, in Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 6 daughters. He died in September 1860, in Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88, and was buried in Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Garnett
1772–1860
Jane Ewens
1772–1829
Marriage: 2 February 1792
William Garnett
1792–1792
Sara Garnett
1794–1794
John Garnett
1795–1797
William Garnett
1796–1868
Mary Doe
1796–1873
James Garnet
1798–1862
Elizabeth GARNETT
1799–
Sarah Garnett
1800–1871
George Garnett
1802–
Thomas Garnett
1804–1873
Mary Ann Garnett
1805–
Benjamin Garnett
1808–1808
Eli Garnett
1809–
Richard Garnett
1809–1881
Jane Garnett
1811–1831
George Garnett
1813–1884
Benjamin Garnett
1815–1816

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1792Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 3
    "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 15
    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.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 29
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire, Westmorland, and Yorkshire): from a shortened form of the Old French personal name G(u)erinot, a diminutive of G(u)erin, a Central or Parisian Old French form of Werin or Warin (see Warren ). The development to Garnett is from the common late Middle English lowering of e to a before r + consonant.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Warren
    Garnet
    Granado

    Sources (85)

    • William Garnett in household of William Pink, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Wm. Garnet in entry for Wm. Garnet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Wm. Garnet, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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