William Cree

before 1756–1844 (Age 88)
Clowne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Cree was born before 1756, his father, William Cree, was 26 and his mother, Gertrude Kolm, was 24. He married Sarah Woodhead in 1776, in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1844, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William Cree
1756–1844
Sarah Woodhead
1756–
Marriage: 1776
Elizabeth Cree
1780–
Willm Cree
1782–
John Cree
1782–1863
Thomas Cree
1783–
Sarah Cree
1784–
William Cree
1786–1787
Sarah Cree
1786–
William Cree
1789–1868
Martha Cree
1790–
Ann Cree
1790–
George Cree
1793–1794
David Cree
1794–
Joseph Cree
1795–1853
Elizth Cree
1798–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1776
Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(14)

    Elizabeth Cree

    Female1780–Female

    Willm Cree

    Male1782–Male

    Male1782–1863Male

    Thomas Cree

    Male1783–Male

    Sarah Cree

    Female1784–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Cree

    Male1729–Male

    Female1730–Female

siblings

(8)

    John Cree

    Male1752–1752Male

    Elizabeth Cree

    Female1754–1833Female

    Male1756–1844Male

    Female1758–Female

    Joseph Cree

    Male1760–1761Male

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 45

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 52

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 59

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McCree ( see McRae ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Cree, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • William Cree in entry for Elizabeth Cree, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • William Cree, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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