John CHAMPION

1789–27 March 1867 (Age 78)
Milstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John CHAMPION was born in 1789, in Milstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, John CHAMPION, was 27 and his mother, Ann WHARTON, was 24. He married Sarah KENNARD on 21 August 1815, in Milstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 27 March 1867, in Rodmersham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rodmersham, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John CHAMPION
1789–1867
Sarah KENNARD
1792–1867
Marriage: 21 August 1815
Mary Ann Champion
1816–1889
Benjamin John Champion
1818–1851
Sarah Champion
1819–1894
Jane Maria Champion
1821–1907
Mercy Champion
1823–1882
Frances Champion
1826–1892
George CHAMPION
1828–1909
Olive Champion
1829–1876
Caroline Champion
1831–
Susan Emma Champion
1838–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 August 1815
Milstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Mary Ann Champion

    Female1816–1889Female

    Benjamin John Champion

    Male1818–1851Male

    Sarah Champion

    Female1819–1894Female

    Jane Maria Champion

    Female1821–1907Female

    Mercy Champion

    Female1823–1882Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John CHAMPION

    Male1762–Male

    Ann WHARTON

    Female1765–Female

siblings

(8)

    Frances Champion

    Female1783–Female

    Justinian Champion

    Male1787–Male

    Male1789–1867Male

    Daniel Champion

    Male1791–1876Male

    Ann Champion

    Female1793–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 12

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 19

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 26

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

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: status name for a professional champion, especially an agent employed to represent one of the parties in a trial by combat, a method of settling disputes current in the Middle Ages. The word comes from Old French champion, campion (Late Latin campio, genitive campionis, a derivative of campus ‘plain’, ‘field of battle’). Compare Campion , Kemp .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Champion, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Champion, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Champion, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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