John Cree

Brief Life History of John

When John Cree was born on 14 July 1782, in Market Warsop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cree, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Woodhead, was 23. He married Jane Taylor on 7 April 1806, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Warsop, Nottinghamshire, England in 1782. In 1851, at the age of 68, his occupation is listed as overlooker in a factory in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. He died about 1863, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Cree
Jane Taylor
Marriage: 7 April 1806
Sarah Cree
John Cree
Ann Cree
Jane Cree
Elizabeth Cree
Joseph Cree
William Cree
Mary Cree

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  • John Cree, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Cree, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Cree, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: shortened form of McCree (see McRae ).

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

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