Samuel Degrey

24 April 1763–
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Degrey was christened on 24 April 1763, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel DeGrey, was 24 and his mother, Hannah Fullwood, was 45.

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Samuel DeGrey
Hannah Fullwood
John DeGrey
Samuel Degrey

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.

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.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of the French habitational name Degré, originally denoting someone from a place in Sarthe, said to be named from Latin gradus ‘step’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Parish registers for St. Thomas' Church, Dudley; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSH3-33ZB-L
  • Saml Diggery, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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