Edward Spittle

12 July 1801–November 1880 (Age 79)
Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Spittle was born on 12 July 1801, in Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Spittle, was 36 and his mother, Mary Howes, was 39. He married Sarah Langston on 7 August 1820, in Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in November 1880, in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79, and was buried in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Spittle
1801–1880
Sarah Langston
1798–
Marriage: 7 August 1820

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 August 1820
Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (7)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 7

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 14

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

Age 22

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who was employed at a lodging house, from Middle English spital ‘lodging house’ (a reduced form of Old French hospital, Late Latin hospitale, from hostis, genitive hospitis, guest).2 Americanized spelling of eastern German Spittel, metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an infirmary, from Middle High German spital, spittel ‘hospital’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Spittles, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Edward Spittles, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Edward Spittles in entry for Frederic Hoare and Sarah Spittles, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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