John Upton

20 May 1764–
Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Upton was christened on 20 May 1764, in Winterbourne, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Upton, was 31 and his mother, Ann Adams, was 26.

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John Upton
1733–1792
Ann Adams
1738–1783
William Upton
1762–1853
John Upton
1764–
Edward Upton
1768–1852
Thomas Upton
1771–
Isaac Upton
1776–1857
Anne Upton
1778–1781

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1815

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Upton. The majority of them are named from Old English up- ‘upper’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in Essex, however, was originally named with the phrase upp in tūne ‘up in the settlement’, i.e. the higher part of the settlement; and one in Worcestershire is probably so called from the Old English personal name Ubba + tūn.

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

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