James Smart

Male7 January 1781–July 1862

Brief Life History of James

When James Smart was born on 7 January 1781, in Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Smart, was 26 and his mother, Anne Perfect, was 26. He married Jane Boon on 3 December 1808, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He died in July 1862, in Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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James Smart
Jane Boon
Marriage: 3 December 1808
Charles Smart
Ann Smart
Sarah Smart
Ellen Smart
Mary Smart
Isaac Smart
Jane Louisa Smart
Eliza Kezia Smart
Eliza Smart

Sources (15)

  • James Smart in entry for Ellen Smart, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • 1861 England Census
  • Wiltshire, England, Marriages, 1538-1837

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1808Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 20

    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 27

    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.


    Age 34

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

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smert, smart ‘quick, prompt, brisk, vigorous’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is widespread throughout England (especially Gloucestershire), Wales, and Scotland (mainly Angus).

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

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