Edward Dearing

about 1715–
Okehampton, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Dearing was born about 1715, in Okehampton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edmund Dearing, was 23 and his mother, Mary, was 23. He married Rebecca Knight on 19 May 1746, in Okehampton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Edward Dearing
1715–
Rebecca Knight
1719–1769
Marriage: 19 May 1746
Elizabeth Dearing
1747–1793
William Dearing
1748–1806
John Dearing
1751–1808

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1746
Okehampton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Elizabeth Dearing

    Female1747–1793Female

    William Dearing

    Male1748–1806Male

    John Dearing

    Male1751–1808Male

Parents and Siblings

    Edmund Dearing

    Male1692–Male

    Mary

    Female1692–1758Female

siblings

(3)

    John Dearing

    Male1714–1769Male

    Male1715–Male

    Elizabeth Dearing

    Female1719–1742Female

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 86

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 93

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 100

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

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Dear 1.2 Americanized spelling of German Diering, a variant of Döring ( see Doering ).

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

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