Samuel Wainwright

Male5 February 1716–

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Wainwright was christened on 5 February 1716, in Shirland, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Wainwright, was 30 and his mother, Mrs Sarah Wainwright, was 38. He married Sarah North on 25 April 1732, in North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wainwright
Sarah North
Marriage: 25 April 1732
John Wainwright
Mary Wainwright
Sarah Wainwright
Samuel Wainwright
Sarah Wainwright
Hannah Wainwright
Charles Wainwright
Betty Wainwright
Mary Wainwright
Mariam Wainwright
James Wainwright

Sources (28)

  • Samuel Wainwright, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Samuel Wainwright, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Saml Wainwright in entry for Mary Wainwright, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1732North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    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

    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.


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

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cheshire): occupational name for a maker of carts or wagons, from Middle English wain-wright ‘wagon-builder, cart-maker’ (Old English wægn-wyrhta).

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

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