Richard Gadsden

16 November 1760–3 April 1831 (Age 70)
Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Richard

When Richard Gadsden was born on 16 November 1760, in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Gadsden, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Tearle, was 26. He married Ann Groom on 24 April 1785, in Astwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 3 April 1831, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Gadsden
1760–1831
Ann Groom
1764–1809
Marriage: 24 April 1785
Richard Gadsden
1786–1810
Richard Gadsden
1792–1863
George Gadsden
1799–1877
Jeffrey Gadsden
1801–1876
Ann Gadsden
1787–
John Gadsden
1789–1830
James Gadsden
1791–1869
Elizabeth Gadsden
1792–
William Gadsden
1794–1803
Sally Gadsden
1795–
Mary Gadsden
1797–
Susanna Gadsden
1798–1883
Thomas Gadsden
1802–1806
Henry Gadsden
1804–
Deborah Gadsden
1805–1821

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 April 1785
Astwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 41

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 48

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 55

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gaddesden in Hertfordshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Gatesdene, from an Old English personal name Gǣte(n) + Old English denu ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Gadsden in entry for Ann Gadsden, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Richd Gadsden in entry for Jno Gadsden, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Richard Gadsden in entry for Thomas Gadsden, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"

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