John Waddingham

Brief Life History of John

When John Waddingham was born on 26 August 1804, in Wrawby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Waddingham, was 40 and his mother, Alice Andrew, was 34. He married Frances Fanny Brown on 26 June 1828, in West Halton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 1 February 1878, in West Halton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in West Halton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Waddingham
Frances Fanny Brown
Marriage: 26 June 1828
George Brown Waddingham
Joseph Henry Waddingham
Henry Waddingham
Hannah Waddingham
Alfred Waddingham
Mary Jane Waddingham
Elizabeth Waddingham
Hannah Waddingham
Henry John Waddingham
Fanny Waddingham

Sources (58)

  • John Waddingham, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Waddingham im Eintrag für George Anyan Slingsby, „England Marriages, 1538–1973 “

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Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): habitational name from Waddingham in Lincolnshire. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Wada + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + hām ‘village, homestead’.

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

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