Edward Sparrow Aland

22 June 1781–26 August 1830 (Age 49)
Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward Sparrow

When Edward Sparrow Aland was born on 22 June 1781, his father, William Aland, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Sparrow, was 24. He married Mary Elizabeth Leighfield on 3 November 1802, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1803. He died on 26 August 1830, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 49, and was buried in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Edward Sparrow Aland
Mary Elizabeth Leighfield
Marriage: 3 November 1802
John Sparrow Aland
Edward Aland
Mary Aland
Elizabeth Aland
Sarah Aland
Ann Aland

Spouse and Children

3 November 1802
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 20

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 27

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 34

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

Name Meaning

Scandinavian (Åland): topographic name from the Åland Islands in the Gulf of Bothnia.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edw Aland, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Edward Alland in entry for Ann Alland, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward Alard in entry for William Castle and Mary Alard, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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