James ( Ja's) Seed

Carnforth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James ( Ja's)

When James ( Ja's) Seed was born about 1781, in Carnforth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Seed, was 33 and his mother, Mary Valient, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Mary Edgar.

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James ( Ja's) Seed
Mary Edgar
Hugh Seed

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 20

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 27

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.

Age 34

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

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire):1. from Middle English sede ‘seed’; a metonymic occupational name for a gardener or husbandman, or a nickname for a small person. 2. from a late Old English personal name, Sida, a post-Conquest short form of compound names formed with sidu ‘custom’, ‘manner’; ‘morality’, ‘purity’ as the first element.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Seed, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Seeds in entry for Andrew Paterson and Maryann Seeds Or Culbertson, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • James Seed, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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