William Warwick

Brief Life History of William

When William Warwick was born about 1780, in Farnham, Essex, England, his father, James Warwick, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Reed, was 25. He was buried in Farnham, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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James Warwick
Elizabeth Reed
John Warwick
James Warrick
William Warwick
Richard Warwick
Amelia Warwick
Susanna Warwick
Joseph Warwick
Joseph Warwick
Abraham Warwick

Sources (1)

  • William Warwick, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"

World Events (2)

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"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Name Meaning


habitational name from Warwick, the county seat of Warwickshire, or from the county itself. The placename derives from Old English wering, wæring ‘dam’ (a derivative of wer, wær ‘weir’) + wīc ‘dwelling, specialized farmstead’ (dative plural wīcum).

habitational name from a much smaller place of the same name in Cumbria. This placename probably derives from Old English waroth ‘bank, shore’ + wīc.

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

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