John Stuart Talbot

27 April 1773–20 October 1853 (Age 80)
Staffordshire, England

The Life Summary of John Stuart

When John Stuart Talbot was born on 27 April 1773, in Staffordshire, England, his father, Francis Jerome Talbot, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Frances Sheldon, was 23. He married Priscilla Purcell Loveridge on 11 January 1802, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Pimlico, London, England, United Kingdom in 1819 and Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa in 1820. In 1853, at the age of 80, his occupation is listed as storekeeper. He died on 20 October 1853, in Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa, at the age of 80, and was buried in Grahamstown, Cape Colony, South Africa.

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John Stuart Talbot
Priscilla Purcell Loveridge
Marriage: 11 January 1802
Priscilla Talbot

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    11 January 1802England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 2
    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 14
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 28
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Marcel, Anatole, Armand, Aubert, Camille, Gilles, Normand, Adrien, Alcide, Andre, Auguste.English and Irish (of Norman origin); French: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Talebot, a pet form of Old French Talebert, Talbert (see Talbert 1). Compare Talbert 2.French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Talbald, composed of the elements dal ‘bright, proud’ or tal ‘valley’ + bald ‘bold’.

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

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    John Stuart Talbot

    John Stuart Talbot is my 3rd great grandfather. No one knew who his father was, but some claimed it was King George the lll (the same king during the revolutionary war). At the age of 14, John was …

    Sources (30)

    • John Talbot, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973
    • Cape Province, South Africa, Estates Death Notice Index, 1834-1956

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