Abraham Boreham


Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Boreham was born in 1777, in Stebbing, Essex, England, his father, Abraham Boreham, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Willis, was 32. He married Sarah Boreham on 18 November 1802, in Good Easter, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Stebbing, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Abraham Boreham
Sarah Boreham
Marriage: 18 November 1802
Anne Boreham
Mary Boreham
Mary Boreham
Sarah Boreham
Abigail Boreham
Clement Boreham
Charles Boreham

Sources (22)

  • Abraham Bareham, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Birth and Christening, Abraham Boreham, Chr: 10 October 1779, age 2, Stebbing, Essex, England
  • Abraham Boreham, marriage to Sarah 18 November 1802 Good Easter, Essex, England "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1802Good Easter, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 10

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

    Age 12

    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 31

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Boreham (Essex), Boreham Wood in Elstree (Hertfordshire), Boreham Street in Wartling (Sussex), or Boreham in Warminster (Wiltshire). The placenames in Essex, Sussex and Hertfordshire are probably named with Old English bor ‘hill’ + ham ‘homestead’. Compare Boram and Borom .

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

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