Samuel Mercer

27 August 1770–
Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Mercer was christened on 27 August 1770, in Great Harwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Morris, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Shaw, was 43.

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Thomas Morris
Sarah Shaw
Grace Morris
John Merser
Thomas Morris
Thomas Mercer
Giles Mercer
Abraham Mercer
Jane Morris
James Morris
Samuel Mercer

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World Events (3)

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire
The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English and Catalan: occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier, Late Latin mercarius (an agent derivative of merx, genitive mercis, ‘merchandise’). In Middle English the term was applied particularly to someone who dealt in textiles, especially the more costly and luxurious fabrics such as silks, satin, and velvet.

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

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  • Samuel Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Samuel Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Samuel Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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