John Spencer

1724–
Edenham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Spencer was born in 1724, in Edenham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Spencer, was 40 and his mother, Ann Tory, was 30.

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Family Time Line

James Spencer
1684–1724
Ann Tory
1694–1739
Mary Spencer
1711–1752
James Spencer
1713–1806
Elizabeth Spencer
1715–1744
John Spencer
1724–

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 77

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 84

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 91

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (2)

  • John Spencer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Spencer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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