William Francis Lampshire

1790–February 1870 (Age 80)
Bodmin, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Francis

When William Francis Lampshire was born in 1790, in Bodmin, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lampshire, was 21 and his mother, Mary Francis, was 20. He married Ann May on 27 January 1817, in St Allen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St Allen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. He died in February 1870, in Linden, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

William Francis Lampshire
Ann May
Marriage: 27 January 1817
Josiah Silas Lampshire
Ann Francis Lampshire
Charles Francis Lampshire
Charles Francis Lampshire
Henry Francis Lampshire
Mary Francis Lampshire
Elizabeth Francis Lampshire

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1817St Allen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 11
    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.
    Age 22
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cornwall): topographic name for someone who lived by a boundary, from southwestern Middle English land-share ‘boundary’ (Old English (West Saxon) land-scearu).

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

    Sources (26)

    • Wm. Lamshire in entry for Henry Francis Lamshire, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Lampshire, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Wm Lampshire in entry for Elizabeth Lampshire Osborne, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

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