Susana Speakman

Brief Life History of Susana

When Susana Speakman was born about 1732, in Pilling, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Speakman, was 39 and her mother, Hannah Anyon, was 30. She married Thomas Ward on 24 July 1753, in Garstang, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She was buried in Garstang, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Ward
Susana Speakman
Marriage: 24 July 1753

Sources (8)

  • Susana Speakman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Susanna Speakman, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Susannah Ward, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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1801 · The Act of Union

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.


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

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

occupational name from Middle English spekeman ‘advocate, spokesman’ (Old English specan ‘to speak’ + mann ‘man’).

nickname from Middle English spak(e) ‘gentle, wise, clever’, also ‘quick, eager’ (Old Norse spakr) + -man; compare Spake .

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

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