Rachel McKenzie Downing

Female22 September 1797–

Brief Life History of Rachel McKenzie

When Rachel McKenzie Downing was christened on 22 September 1797, in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Downing, was 28 and her mother, Ann Savage, was 26.

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Family Time Line

John Downing
1770–1866
Ann Savage
1771–
William Savage Downing
1797–
Rachel McKenzie Downing
1797–
Robert Savage Downing
1799–
John Martin Downing
1801–1801
Susanna Martin Downing
1803–1806
Mary Downing
1805–1805

Sources (2)

  • Rachel Mckenzie, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Rachel Mckenzie, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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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

Irish (Cork and Kerry): sometimes of English origin, but in County Kerry it is usually an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín (see Dineen ).

English: from the Middle English personal name Dun(n)ing, Douning (Old English Dunning, a derivative of Old English Dunna (see Dunn ).

English (Devon): topographic name for someone who lived on the hill, an -ing derivative of Middle English doun ‘hill’, equivalent to Downer . This formation is characteristic of Devon (compare Brooking ).

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

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