George Kitt

about 1838–
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Kitt was born about 1838, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henery Kitt, was 45 and his mother, ELIZABETH TREDRAKE, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Henery Kitt
1793–1847
ELIZABETH TREDRAKE
1797–
Jane Kitt
1820–
George Kitt
1838–
HENRY KITT
1824–1899
George Kitt
1826–1836
Betsey Kitt
1828–1836
John Kitt
1829–
Joseph Kitt
1832–1859
Mary Kitt
1832–
Anne Kitt
1834–1836
Elizabeth Anne Kitt
1836–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 42

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English personal name Kit, a pet form of Christopher . 2. metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of wooden tubs and pails made of staves held together by a hoop, Middle English kitte. 3. German: perhaps from Middle High German kīt ‘offshoot’, ‘sprout’, applied as a nickname for a junior member of a family; alternatively it may be from the old personal name Giddo.

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

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Sources (2)

  • George Kitt, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Kitt - Government record: Census record: birth-name: George Kitt

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