Adam Keeling

about 1785–September 1818 (Age 33)
Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Adam

When Adam Keeling was born about 1785, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Keeling, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Smith, was 48. He died in September 1818, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 33, and was buried in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Keeling
1744–1794
Sarah Smith
1737–1831
Charles Keeling
1766–1831
John Keeling
1770–
William Keeling
1772–1853
Elizabeth Keeling
1776–1855
Sarah Keeling
1783–
Adam Keeling
1785–1818
Mary Keeling
1779–1865

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 16

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 23

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 30

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

Name Meaning

1 Irish: see Keeley .2 English: nickname from Middle English keling ‘young codfish’.3 Americanized spelling of German Kühling, a patronymic from Colo, probably a short form of an old personal name meaning ‘helmet’.

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

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  • Adam, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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