Jacob Watson

1782–Male
Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Watson was born in December 1782, his father, John Watson, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Satchell, was 35.

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Family Time Line

John Watson
1746–
Elizabeth Satchell
1747–1781
Ann Watson
1773–
Hannah Watson
1774–
Mary Watson
1779–
Thomas Watson
1780–1835
Thomas Watson
1780–1843
Jacob Watson
1782–
George Watson
1784–
Abraham Watson
1792–

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 19

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 26

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 33

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

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

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