Rejoice Harston

26 February 1769–
Upton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rejoice

When Rejoice Harston was christened on 26 February 1769, in Upton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Harston, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Turner, was 28. She married Abraham Ashworth on 10 March 1794, in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Ashworth
1758–
Rejoice Harston
1769–
Marriage: 10 March 1794
John Ashworth
1795–
Diana Ashworth
1806–
Mary Ashworth
1809–
Mary Ashworth
1809–

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Ashworth

    Male1758–Male

    Female1769–Female

MARRIAGE
10 March 1794
Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    John Ashworth

    Male1795–Male

    Diana Ashworth

    Female1806–Female

    Mary Ashworth

    Female1809–Female

    Mary Ashworth

    Female1809–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Harston

    Male1743–Male

    Female1740–Female

siblings

(3)

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.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so called in Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire, or from Harleston in Suffolk or Harlestone in Northamptonshire. The first was named in Old English possibly with an unattested personal name Herel + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from hār ‘gray’ (or possibly ‘boundary’) + stān ‘stone’. The two last were both named with the Old English personal name Heoruwulf (or Herewulf) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Rejoice in entry for Mary Ashworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rejoice in entry for Diana Ashworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rejoice Ashworth in entry for Diana Ashworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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