Jenny Sewell


Brief Life History of Jenny

Jenny Sewell was born in 1748, in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. She married James Hacking on 17 April 1769, in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Hacking
Jenny Sewell
Marriage: 17 April 1769
John Hacking
Isabella Hackin
Henery Hackin
James Hacking
Ellen Hackin
William Hacking
George Hacking
Jane Hacking

Sources (14)

  • Jenny Sewell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Jenny Sewell in entry for James Hacking, "England, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799"
  • Jenny Sewell in entry for James Hacking, "England, Lancashire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1746-1799"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1769Lancaster, Lancashire, England
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (4)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 4

    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

    Age 6

    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.

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

    Age 39

    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

    Name Meaning


    from the Middle English personal name Siwal(d), Sewal(d), Old English Sigeweald, from sige ‘victory’ + weald ‘rule(r)’, or the corresponding Old Norse Sigvaldr. This name later became thoroughly confused with Sewal(d), from Old English Sǣweald (see Sewall ).

    habitational name from one or more places, such as Sewell (Bedfordshire), Seawell (Northamptonshire), Sywell (Northamptonshire), Showell in Steeple Barton (Oxfordshire), Showell in Little Tew (Oxfordshire), or Sowell in Kentisbeare (Devon), all meaning ‘seven springs’ (Old English seofon + wella). Compare Seawell .

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

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