George Cousins

5 February 1764–4 May 1842 (Age 78)
Somerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Cousins was born on 5 February 1764, in Somerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Cousins, was 34 and his mother, Mary Knapp, was 30. He married Elizabeth Dickenson on 17 May 1784, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 May 1842, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Somerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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George Cousins
Elizabeth Dickenson
Marriage: 17 May 1784
William Couzens
Mary Cousins
Grace Cousins
John Couzens
James Cousins
Joseph Cousins
Rebecca Cousins
Joseph Williams Cousins

Spouse and Children

17 May 1784
Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 37

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

Age 44

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.

Age 51

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the nickname Cousin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George im Eintrag für James Cozens, „England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975“
  • George Cosins in entry for Joseph Cosins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George in entry for John Cozens, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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