John North

about 1761–1843 (Age 82)
Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John North was born about 1761, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph North, was 29 and his mother, Mary Hallam, was 27. He married Penelope Drakefield on 19 November 1791, in Lockington, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1843, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John North
1761–1843
Ann Dickenson
1782–1846
Marriage: 14 October 1811
Mary Dickenson
1803–1806
William Dickenson
1808–
Joseph North
1811–1819
John North
1818–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1811
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 40
    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 47
    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 54
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English north ‘north’, denoting someone who had migrated from the north, especially someone from northern England living in the south of the country. It may also have been used to denote someone living in the northern part of a settlement or region.Irish: in Ireland, adopted for Mac an Ultaigh ‘son of the Ulsterman’, Ulster being the northern part of Ireland.German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with a cognate of Old High German nord ‘north’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    McNulty
    Nortz

    Sources (16)

    • John North in entry for Mary North, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • John North, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • John North in entry for Penelope North, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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