Betsy Toms

20 August 1807–
Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Toms was born on 20 August 1807, in Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Toms, was 26 and her mother, Fanny Bucknole, was 27.

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Family Time Line

William Toms
1781–1863
Fanny Bucknole
1780–1845
Samuel Toms
1805–1879
Betsy Toms
1807–

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 1

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 8

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 36

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Dorset): patronymic from Tom, a short form of the personal name Thomas .

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

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