Jack Fretwell

10 March 1803–
Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jack

When Jack Fretwell was christened on 10 March 1803, in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Fretwell, was 42 and his mother, Esther Leabeter, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Fretwell
1761–1838
Esther Leabeter
1764–
James Fretwell
1784–1858
William Fretwell
1788–1788
Samuel Fretwell
1794–1795
Hannah Fretwell
1795–1799
William Fretwell
1790–
Catherine Fretwell
1791–
Esther Fretwell
1796–
John Fretwell
1798–
Hannah Fretwell
1799–
Samuel Fretwell
1801–
Jack Fretwell
1803–
Elizabeth Fretwell
1804–
Mary Fretwell
1807–1807
Kezia Fretwell
1810–1882

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

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.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in West Yorkshire, where the surname is commonest, probably so called from Old English freht ‘augury’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Fritwell in Oxfordshire is of the same derivation, but appears not to have contributed to the surname.

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

Sources (2)

  • Jack Fretwell, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Jack Fretwell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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