Pierce Hackett

about 1747–
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Pierce

Pierce Hackett was born about 1747, in Wales, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son with Mrs Pierce Hackett.

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Pierce Hackett
1747–
Mrs Pierce Hackett
1751–
John Hackett
1761–1820

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1815

Age 68

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 76

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 84

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Halkett, which is probably a habitational name from the lands of Halkhead in Renfrewshire, named with Middle English hauk, halk ‘hawk’ + wude ‘wood’.2 English (mainly central England): from a pet form of the medieval personal name Hack, Hake ( see Hake ).3 English: from Middle English haket, a kind of fish, hence perhaps a nickname for someone supposed to resemble such a fish, or a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller.

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

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