George Watson

18 December 1784–
Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Watson was born on 18 December 1784, in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Watson, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Satchell, was 37.

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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 (7)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 17
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 24
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 31
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: patronymic meaning ‘son of Wat’, a pet form of Walter that was particularly common in Scotland and northern England. See Watt .

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

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Walter

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