Robert Lake

1806–July 1883 (Age 77)
Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Lake was born in 1806, in Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lake, was 26 and his mother, Lydia Hill, was 24. He married Ann Gregory on 16 June 1828, in Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. In 1881, at the age of 75, his occupation is listed as agricultural labourer in Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in July 1883, in Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77, and was buried in Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lake
1806–1883
Ann Gregory
1805–1873
Marriage: 16 June 1828
James Lake
1829–1903
Joseph Lake
1832–1907
Robert Lake
1835–1908
Hannah Lake
1837–1868
Mary Ann Lake
1840–1926
Martin Lake
1843–1912
John Gregory Lake
1845–1928
Elizabeth Sophia Lake
1848–1854

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1828Souldern, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 2
    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 9
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1830
    Age 24
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly West Country): topographic name usually for someone who lived by a streamlet (Middle English lak(e), Old English lacu) or who lived at or came from any of the places so named, such as Lack in Church Stoke (Shropshire) and Lake in Wilsford near Amesbury (Wiltshire). Lake is a common minor placename in Devon.English: occasionally perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a lake or pool (Middle English, Old French lake), though it is uncertain that this word was current in ordinary vocabulary during the main period of surname formation (1250–1400).North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia and Lower Saxony so named, or a topographic name from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch lake ‘swamp, swampy meadow’ (Middle Dutch also ‘border water’).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Westlake
    Lakeman
    Lakes
    Lack
    Laker

    Sources (40)

    • Robert Lake in household of Robert Lake, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Robert Lake in entry for Martin Lake, "Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
    • Robert Lake in household of James Lake, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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