William Garner

21 August 1750–
Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Garner was born on 21 August 1750, in Northill, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Garner, was 30 and his mother, Ann Foster, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Garner
1720–
Ann Foster
1720–1787
John Garner
1747–
Thomas Garner
1749–
William Garner
1750–
Mary Garner
1752–1787
Ann Garner
1755–
Elizabeth Garner
1757–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1720–Male

    Ann Foster

    Female1720–1787Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 51

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 58

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 65

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

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier, from Late Latin granarium, a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near a barn or granary, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.2 English: variant of Warner 1, from a central Old French form.3 English: reduced form of Gardener .

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

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Sources (1)

  • William Garner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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