Joane Orchard

11 October 1795–
Luxborough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joane

When Joane Orchard was christened on 11 October 1795, in Luxborough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Orchard, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Darch, was 24.

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John Orchard
Elizabeth Darch
Joane Orchard
Sarah Orchard
Thomas Orchard
Mary Orchard
James Orchard
Mary Orchard

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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.

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

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Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower, from Middle English orchard.2 English: habitational name from any of the places called Orchard. Those in Devon and Somerset are named from Old English ortgeard, orceard (a compound of wort, wyrt ‘plant’ (later associated with Latin hortus ‘garden’) + geard ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’), while East and West Orchard near Shaftesbury in Dorset have a different origin, ‘(place) beside the wood’, from Celtic ar + cēd.3 Scottish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Urquhart .

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

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  • Joane Orchard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • England, Somerset, Dunster, parish registers; ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89QF-44MB
  • Joane Orchard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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