John Smeath

19 September 1790–
Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Smeath was christened on 19 September 1790, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Smeath, was 35 and his mother, Mary Spiller, was 31.

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Richard Smeath
Mary Spiller
John Smeath
Jemima Smeath
John Smeath
Charlotte Smeath

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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.

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Snaith in East Yorkshire, near Goole, so called from Old Norse sneið ‘cut off piece of land’, or from the same word used in other minor place names. Compare Sneed .

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

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  • John Smayett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Baptism

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