Joseph Greenland

1767–18 March 1846 (Age 79)
Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Greenland was born in 1767, in Saint Pancras, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Jeremiah Greenland, was 22 and his mother, Hester Hitchman, was 22. He died on 18 March 1846, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Greenland
1745–1766
Hester Hitchman
1745–1811
Charles Francis Greenland
1765–1846
Joseph Greenland
1767–1846

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 34

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 41

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 48

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of land left open as communal pasturage, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + land ‘land’.2 Translated form of German Grönland, a topographic name with the same meaning as 1, from Low German grön ‘green’ + Land ‘land’.

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

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