Jeremiah Kidd

Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jeremiah

Jeremiah Kidd was born in 1759, in Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Peak on 16 October 1785. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Jeremiah Kidd
Mary Peak
Marriage: 16 October 1785
Jeremiah Kidd
Charles Kidd

Spouse and Children

16 October 1785


World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 42

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.

Age 56

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

Age 64

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: from a medieval personal name Kid, a variant of Kit, a pet form of Christopher .2 English: from Middle English kid(e) ‘young goat’, hence a nickname for a frisky person or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a seller of faggots, from Middle English kidde ‘faggot’ (of unknown origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jerimiah Kidd, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Jeremiah Kidd in entry for Charles Kidd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Jeremiah Kidd in entry for Jeremiah Kidd, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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