John Sherriff

1 February 1764–
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Sherriff was born on 1 February 1764, his father, Henry Sherriff, was 36 and his mother, Christiana Turner, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Henry Sherriff
1728–1796
Christiana Turner
1730–1790
Elizabeth Sherriff
1751–1826
Sarah Sherriff
1751–
Mary Sherriff
1754–
Ann Sherriff
1755–
Henry Sherriff
1758–1825
Martha Maria Sherriff
1761–
Charlotte Sherriff
1762–
John Sherriff
1764–
Christiana Sherriff
1764–
William Sherriff
1765–
Thomas Sherriff
1767–
Fanny Sherriff
1768–

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 37

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

Age 51

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 66

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name for a sheriff, from Middle English schiref ‘sheriff’, ‘administrative officer of an English shire’, from Old English scīr ‘shire’ + (ge)rēfa ‘reeve’ ( see Reeve ). Compare Shreve .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Sherritt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Sherriff, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Sherriff, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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