Gervas Harrison

24 March 1746–
East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Gervas

When Gervas Harrison was christened on 24 March 1746, in East Markham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Harrison, was 40 and his mother, Judith Smith, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Harrison
1706–
Judith Smith
1709–
John Harrison
1679–1805
Eliz Hopkinson
1735–1741
William Harrison
1731–
Mary Herrison
1737–
Thomas Harrison
1744–
Gervas Harrison
1746–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Gervas Harrison, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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