George Barrow

1727–
Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Barrow was born about 1727, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Crane on 27 August 1755, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

George Barrow
1727–
Mary Crane
1729–
Marriage: 27 August 1755
Elizabeth Barrow
1756–1823
Thomas Barrow
1756–
Richard Barrows
1758–
Joseph Barrow
1765–
Sarah Barrow
1760–1832

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
27 August 1755
Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 74

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.
1815

Age 88

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 96

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bearo, bearu ‘grove’ (dative bear(o)we, bearuwe), for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Shropshire, Suffolk, and Somerset, or a topographic name with the same meaning. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by an ancient burial mound, Middle English berwe, barwe, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (Old English beorg, dative beorge), of which there is one near Leicester and another in Somerset. 3. habitational name from Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, which is named with an unattested Celtic word, barr, here meaning ‘promontory’, + Old Norse ey ‘island’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George in entry for Richard Barrow, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • George in entry for Betty Barrow, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • George Barrow, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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