William Eastment

20 June 1731–
East Chinnock, Somerset, England

The Life Summary of William

When William Eastment was christened on 20 June 1731, in East Chinnock, Somerset, England, his father, William Eastmont, was 31 and his mother, Joan Taylor, was 31. He married Elizabeth Smith on 1 July 1755, in East Chinnock, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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William Eastment
Elizabeth Smith
Marriage: 1 July 1755
Joan Eastmont
Mary Eastment
Ann Eastment
Betty Eastmont
Robert Eastment
Thomas Eastmont
William Eastment
Christian Eastment

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1755East Chinnock, Somerset, England
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (4)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
    1754 · Seven Years' War
    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
    1770 · Boston Tea Party
    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Eastman .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (13)

    • William Eastment, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Will Eastment in entry for Ann Eastment, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
    • Will Eastment in entry for Mary Eastment, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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