William Garnett

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

The Life of William

When William Garnett was born in 1772, in West Worldham, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Garnett, was 34 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
Mary Doe
1794–1873
John Garnett
1795–1797
William Garnett
1796–1868
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–
Benjamin Garnett
1815–1816

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1792
Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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:1. from Old French Guarinot,Warinot, a pet form of the personal name Guarin, Warin, from Germanic wari(n)- ‘protection’, ‘shelter’. 2. possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or fitter of garnets, a type of hinge, Middle English garnette, or for a jeweler, from Middle English garnette, gernet ‘garnet’. 3. from a diminutive of Garner 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Garnett in household of William Pink, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Garnett in entry for James Garnett, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • William Garnel in entry for Benjamin Garnel, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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