John Purchase

3 January 1773–
Winsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Purchase was christened on 3 January 1773, in Winsham, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Purchase, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Tett, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Edward Purchase
1743–1829
Hannah Tett
1739–1819
Edward Purchase
1772–
Alice Purchase
1778–1847
John Purchase
1773–
Alice Purchase
1774–
Mary Purchase
1775–
Jane Purchase
1777–1856
Hannah Purchase
1778–1835
Edward Purchase
1786–

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World Events (3)

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.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for an official responsible for obtaining the supplies required by a monastery or manor house, from Anglo-Norman French purchacer ‘to acquire or buy’ (Old French pourchacier, from chacier ‘to chase or catch’ + the intensive prefix p(o)ur, Latin pro).

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

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  • John Purchase, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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