George Kempson

1 March 1794–21 October 1872 (Age 78)
Broadway, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Kempson was born on 1 March 1794, in Broadway, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Kempson, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Davis, was 25. He married Sarah Coleman on 5 November 1848. He died on 21 October 1872, in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78.

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George Kempson
Sarah Coleman
Marriage: 5 November 1848

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    Sarah Coleman


5 November 1848

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 7

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 14

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 21

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.

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Sources (3)

  • George Kempson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • George Kempson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George Kempson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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