William Francis Lampshire

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

The Life 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

27 January 1817
St Allen, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom


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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): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Lampshire, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Lampshire in entry for Josiah Lampshire and Jane Harris, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • William Lampshire in entry for Isiah Lampshire and Jane Harris, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

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