William Henry Shakespeare

1889–1900 (Age 11)
Stapenhill, Burton On Trent, Staffordshire, England

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Shakespeare was born about 1889, his father, Benjamin Shakespeare, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ann Winfield, was 27. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 5 September 1900, at the age of 11.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Shakespeare
1861–1917
Sarah Ann Winfield
1862–1949
Mary Elizabeth Shakespeare
1884–1965
Millicent Shakespeare
1886–1935
William Henry Shakespeare
1889–1900
Fanny Shakespeare
1892–1980
Nelly Shakespeare
1894–1970
Maggie Shakespeare
1897–1915
Ethel Shakespeare
1900–1911

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schak(k)en ‘to brandish’ + speer ‘spear’, nickname for a belligerent person or perhaps a bawdy nickname for an exhibitionist or womanizer.

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

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  • William H Shakespear in household of Benjamin Shakespear, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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