John Acot

1804–
Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Acot was born in 1804, in Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Wallis Ecot, was 52 and his mother, Elizabeth Whitfield, was 42. He married Martha Laffer or Lafford on 2 May 1824, in Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Acot
1804–
Martha Laffer or Lafford
1802–1868
Marriage: 2 May 1824
Susan Acott
1826–1896
Elizabeth Acott
1826–
James Eacott
1837–1918
Thomas Acott
1827–1827
Priscilla Acott
1830–1871
William Eacott ( or Acott)
1832–
John Acott
1835–
Thomas Acott
1840–
Sarah Acott
1843–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 May 1824
Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 4

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 11

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 39

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of the unexplained root Bac-.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Acott, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Acott, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Acott in entry for Thomas Bishop and Elizabeth Acott, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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