Joseph Blacket

1777–
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Blacket was christened on 22 June 1777, in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Blacket, was 39 and his mother, Mary Shevil, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Blacket
1738–
Mary Shevil
1742–
Jane Blackett
1764–
John Blackett
1766–
John Blacket
1766–
Peter Blackett
1769–
Robert Blackett
1771–
Alexander Blackett
1774–
Alexander Blackett
1775–
Joseph Blacket
1777–
Ralph Blackett
1778–
Alexander Blackett
1780–
George Blackett
1782–
Benjamin Blackett
1784–
Thomas Blackett
1786–
Mary Blackett
1790–

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World Events (7)

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

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.
1815

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

Name Meaning

English:1. from a diminutive of Black . 2. nickname for a person with dark hair, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dark headland, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ + heved ‘head’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Joseph Blacket, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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