William Story

20 September 1760–
Harpham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Story was christened on 20 September 1760, in Harpham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Story, was 37 and his mother, Ann Jefferson, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Richard Story
1723–1789
Ann Jefferson
1726–1761
Richard Story
1749–
Thomas Story
1754–
William Story
1760–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Storey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Wm. Story, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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