William Pearn

Male1772–25 September 1829

Brief Life History of William

When William Pearn was born in 1772, his father, John Pearn, was 28 and his mother, Joannah Congdon, was 27. He married Elizabeth Budge on 16 August 1791, in Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 25 September 1829, in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 57, and was buried in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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William Pearn
Elizabeth Budge
Marriage: 16 August 1791
Joanna Pearn
John Pearn
Philippa Pearn
Elizabeth Pearn

Sources (11)

  • Wm. Pearn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Pearn, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Pearn, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1791Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 29

    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 36

    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.


    Age 43

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Cornwall): habitational name from a lost or as yet unidentified place, presumably named with the Middle English and Old English adjective peren ‘having pears’.

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

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