William Newall

19 November 1771–23 December 1812 (Age 41)
Shropshire, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Newall was born on 19 November 1771, in Shropshire, England, his father, Thomas Newall, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Picking, was 32. He married Mary Potter on 10 November 1796, in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 December 1812, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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William Newall
Mary Potter
Marriage: 10 November 1796
William Newell
Mary Newall
Caroline Newell
Mary Newall
Annabella Newall
James Newall

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World Events (5)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
Age 4
"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
Age 16
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
Age 18
"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."

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Neowel, prone, prostrate, depressed, profound, deep

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Sources (28)

  • William Newall in entry for Ann, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • William Newall in entry for William, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • William Newall, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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