William Ringwood

1 May 1796–19 January 1887 (Age 90)
Wreningham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Ringwood was born on 1 May 1796, in Wreningham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Ringwood, was 42 and his mother, Charlotte Stacey, was 31. He married Hannah Peachment on 26 February 1827, in Hethel, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died on 19 January 1887, in United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ringwood
Hannah Peachment
Marriage: 26 February 1827
Mary Ann Ringwood
Hariett Ann Ringwood
Charles Peachment Ringwood
Louisa Ringwood
Emma Ringwood
Henry Ringwood
Maria Ringwood

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1827Hethel, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 19
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 24
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Ringwood (Hampshire), probably from Old English rimuc ‘edge, border, boundary’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Charles Peachment Ringwood

    Charles Peachment Ringwood Was Born the sixth of November 1831, at St. Hethel, Norfolk, England. He was the son of William Ringwood and Hannah Peachment. On Sunday, January 23, 1853, he sailed from L …

    Sources (38)

    • William Ringwood, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • William Ringwood, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • William Ringwood in entry for Charles P. Ringwood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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