James Garrard

19 July 1772–1838 (Age 65)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Garrard was born on 19 July 1772, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Valentin Garrard, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Hartcliffe, was 36. He married Elizabeth Winskill on 11 November 1805, in Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1838, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66, and was buried in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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James Garrard
Elizabeth Winskill
Marriage: 11 November 1805
Joseph Gerrard
Sarah Garrard
James Gerrard
Thomas Garrard
John Garrard
Mary Garrard
Elizabeth Garrard
William Garrard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1805Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 29
    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 36
    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 43
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English (London and East Anglia): variant of Gerard .Altered form of French Gérard (see Gerard ).History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

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    Sources (61)

    • James Gerard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • James Gerrard, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • James Gerard, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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