John Letts

1771–8 March 1852 (Age 81)
Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Letts was born in 1771, in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Letts, was 24 and his mother, Mary Lilly, was 20. He married Elizabeth Clapham on 25 December 1792, in Irchester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Irchester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Sapcote, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 8 March 1852, at the age of 81, and was buried in Irchester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Letts
1771–1852
Elizabeth Clapham
1765–1824
Marriage: 25 December 1792
Thomas Lett
1792–1826
William Letts
1793–
Judith Letts
–1793
John Letts
1795–1857
Jas Letts
1796–
Jos. Letts
1796–
Mary Letts
1796–
Daniel Letts
1797–1857
Sarah Letts
1799–
Rhoda Letts
1799–
Elizabeth Letts
1801–1837
George Letts
1803–1867
Thomas Letts
1803–
Samuel Letts
1806–1893
John Lets
1807–
Mary Letts
1807–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1792Irchester, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (16)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 30
    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 37
    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.
    1815
    Age 44
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: metronymic from Lett 1.Americanized form of German Letz .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Litts
    Lett

    Sources (18)

    • John Letts in household of John Letts, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • John Lett in household of Samuel Lett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Letts, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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