Joseph Kenworthy

7 March 1730–
Almondbury

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Kenworthy was born on 7 March 1730, his father, Johannes Kenworthy, was 25 and his mother, Grace, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Kenworthy
1705–1773
Grace
1705–1760
John Kenworthy
1727–
Joseph Kenworthy
1730–
Richard Kenworthy
1734–
Hannah Kenworthy
1739–1796

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 71

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 85

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 91

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, apparently so called from the Old English personal name Cēna + worðig ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Kenworthy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Kenworthy -
  • sources for Joseph Kenworthy

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