John Smithson

2 May 1736–
Cockermouth, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Smithson was christened on 2 May 1736, in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Smithson, was 28 and his mother, Martha Denton, was 24.

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Family Time Line

William Smithson
1708–
Martha Denton
1712–
Thomas Smithson
1734–
Elizabeth Smithson
1751–1751
John Smithson
1736–
William Smithson
1737–
Jane or Jean Smithson
1739–
Joseph Smithson
1741–
Samuel Smithson
1743–1745
Martha Smithson
1745–
William Smithson
1748–
Isaac Smithson
1749–1751
Robert Smithson
1750–1751
Sarah Smithson
1752–

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World Events (4)

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.
1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from Smith .

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

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