Harriet Forsey

Female1808–10 September 1883

Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Forsey was born in 1808, in Allington, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Forsey, was 23 and her mother, Maria Oliver, was 20. She married John Sheppick on 25 December 1833, in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. She died on 10 September 1883, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

John Sheppick
Harriet Forsey
Marriage: 25 December 1833
Mary Ann Shappick
Harriet Sheppick
Robert Sheppick
John Jr. Sheppick
Henry Sheppick
William George Sheppick
Albert Sheppick
Silvester Sheppick
Walter Sheppick

Sources (20)

  • Harriett Sheppeck in household of Henry Sheppeck, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Harriet Gale in entry for William George Sheppick, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Harriott Shepwick in household of Jno Shepwick, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1833Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 0

    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.


    Age 7

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


    Age 22

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Furzey Island in Corfe Castle, Dorset, which is derived from Old English fyrs ‘furze’ + ēg ‘island’.

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

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