Mathew Targett

20 August 1803–
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mathew

When Mathew Targett was born on 20 August 1803, in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Mathew Targett, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Grigg, was 31.

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Mathew Targett
1770–
Elizabeth Grigg
1771–
Elizabeth Targett
1795–
Mary Grigg Targett
1797–
Martha Ventham Targett
1799–
Ann Targett
1800–
Mathew Targett
1803–
Frances Targett
1806–
William Targett
1807–1893
Susanna Targett
1809–
John Eliot Targett
1810–
Sarah Sophia Targett
1813–

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 5

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

Age 12

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 20

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Taggart .2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Target, a nickname for someone who carried a square buckler, Old French targe.

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

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