William Brice

1724–
Ashton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Brice was born in 1724, his father, Thomas Brice butcher, was 40 and his mother, Jane Saxby, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brice butcher
1684–1728
Jane Saxby
1687–1731
Thomas Brice
1706–
Mary Brice
1710–
Jane Brice
1717–
John Brice
1722–
Susanna Brice
1712–
Ellenor Brice
1714–1716
William Brice
1724–
Ellen Brice
1728–1790

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 77
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 84
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 91
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 French, English, and Scottish: from a personal name of Celtic origin (Latinized as Bri(c)tius, Bric(c)ius, or Brixius), which was borne by a 5th-century saint who succeeded St. Martin as bishop of Tours. Consequently, it became a popular given name in France and Germany in the early Middle Ages. It was imported to England and Scotland by the Normans.2 Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ ( see Reese ).

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

Possible Related Names

Reese
Bress
Bressan
Briceno
Brich
Brickman
Bries
Britt
Britz
Brix
Brixius
Bryce
Brys
Bryson

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