William Spencer

1755–
Edenham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Spencer was born in 1755, in Edenham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Spencer, was 42 and his mother, Joanna Simpson, was 23.

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Family Time Line

James Spencer
1713–1806
Joanna Simpson
1732–1813
John Spencer
1751–1751
George Spencer
1759–1817
John Spencer
1752–
James Spencer
1753–1816
John Spencer
1754–1774
William Spencer
1755–
Robert Spencer
1757–1826
Mary Spencer
1761–1777
Elisabeth Spencer
1764–
Ann Spencer
1766–1766
Charles Spencer
1767–1768
Thomas Spencer
1769–1769
Jane Spencer
1770–

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 46

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.
1815

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 68

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Spencer, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Spencer, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • William Spencer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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