William Kempson

12 January 1793–2 February 1872 (Age 79)
Broadway, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Kempson was born on 12 January 1793, in Broadway, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Kempson, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth Davis, was 24. He married Martha Spufford on 4 November 1819, in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 2 February 1872, at the age of 79, and was buried in Broadway, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Kempson
1793–1872
Martha Spufford
1800–1864
Marriage: 4 November 1819
William Kempson
1825–1919
Mary Kempson
1827–
John Kempson
1828–1828
James Kempson
1830–1848
Ann Kempson
1830–
John Kempson
1834–
Charles Kempson
1837–1916
Thomas Kempson
1840–
George Kempson
1845–1905
Alfred Kempson
1846–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1819
Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 8

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 15

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 22

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Kemp , meaning ‘son of the champion’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Kempson in household of Elizebeth Kempson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Kempson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Kempson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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