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Joseph COLVER

Age Date

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Abt 1722

He was born

1722 All men over 18 in England had to swear an Oath of Allegiance
1722 General Election in Great Britain
5 1727 General Election in Great Britain
5 Sat 10 Jun 1727 George I died at Osnabruck on his way to Hanover
5 Sun 11 Jun 1727 Accession of George II on death of his father George I
5 Wed 11 Oct 1727 Coronation of George II
6 1728 Sir Robert Walpole became Prime Minister
12 1734 General Election in Great Britain

16

Sun 4 Jun 1738

George III grandson of George II born at St James's Square London

19 1741 General Election in Great Britain
23 Mon 19 Aug 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie raised the Stuart standard at Glenfinnan claiming the throne
24 Sat 20 Sep 1746 Bonnie Prince Charlie escaped from Scotland to France
25 1747 General Election in Great Britain
29 Sun 24 Mar 1751 Chesterfield's Act made this the last day of 1750/51 in Great Britain and it Colonies
29 Mon 25 Mar 1751 First day of the year 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
29 Tue 31 Dec 1751 Last day of the year 1751 in Great Britain and its Colonies
30 Wed 1 Jan 1752 First day of the year 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
30 Thu 11 Jun 1752 Silver Jubilee of George II
30 Wed 2 Sep 1752 Last day when the Julian Calendar was in use in Great Britain
30 Sun 3 Sep 1752 Became 14 Sep 1752 in Great Britain and its Colonies
31 Sun 18 Mar 1753 Became 1 Mar 1753 in Finland
32 1754 General Election in Great Britain
32 Mon 25 Mar 1754 Hardwicke's Act
38 Sat 25 Oct 1760 Accession of George III on death of his grandfather George II in Kensington
39 1761 General Election in Great Britain
40 May 1762 Marquis of Bute became head of government
41 Apr 1763 Marquis of Bute resigned. Grenville became Prime Minister
43 1765 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister
46 1768 General Election in Great Britain; Grafton appointed Chief Minister
47 Mon 1 May 1769 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington born in Dublin
48 1770 George III appointed Lord North as Chief Minister
48 Mon 7 May 1770 He married Alice HILL (aged ?) in Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, England
51 Thu 16 Dec 1773 The 'Boston Tea Party' took place off Griffin's Wharf in Boston Massachusetts as a protest against British taxation
52 1774 General Election in Great Britain
54 Thu 4 Jul 1776 The Declaration of Independence was adopted in Philadelphia
58 1780 General Election in Great Britain
59 Fri 19 Oct 1781 Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General George Washington at Yorktown Virginia to end the American War of Independence
60 Wed 27 Mar 1782 Marquess of Rockingham became Prime Minister (Whig)
60 Sat 13 Jul 1782 Earl of Shelburne became Prime Minister (Whig)
61 Fri 4 Apr 1783 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
62 Apr 1784 General Election in Great Britain
63 Tue 25 Oct 1785 Silver Jubilee of George III
66 Wed 4 Mar 1789 George Washington became 1st President of U.S.A.
66 Tue 14 Jul 1789 Storming of the Bastille by the citizens of Paris began the French Revolution
70 Mon 4 Mar 1793 George Washington began second term as President of U.S.A.
73 1796 General Election in Great Britain
75 Sun 26 Feb 1797 One Pound notes were first issued by the Bank of England
75 Sat 4 Mar 1797 John Adams became 3rd President of U.S.A.
77 Thu 13 Jun 1799 His daughter, Alice COLVER married William HARRISON in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England
79 1801 General Election in Great Britain
79 Wed 4 Mar 1801 Thomas Jefferson became 4th President of U.S.A.
79 Sat 21 Mar 1801 Henry Addington became Prime Minister (Tory)
80 1802 General Election in Great Britain
82 Wed 16 May 1804 William Pitt returned as Prime Minister (Tory)
82 Fri 18 May 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France
83 Mon 4 Mar 1805 Thomas Jefferson began second term as President of U.S.A.
83 Sat 5 Oct 1805 Admiral Lord Nelson died at Battle of Trafalgar
84 1806 General Election in Great Britain
84 Jan 1806 Death of William Pitt
84 Mon 10 Feb 1806 Lord Grenville became Prime Minister of Coalition Government
85 1807 General Election in Great Britain
85 Tue 31 Mar 1807 Duke of Portland became Prime Minister (Tory)
87 1809 South Stack lighthouse built
87 Wed 6 Dec 1809 James Madison became 6th President of U.S.A.
87 Wed 6 Dec 1809 Spencer Perceval became Prime Minister (Tory)
87 Abt 1809 His granddaughter, Ann WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
88 Sun 11 Mar 1810 His daughter, Alice COLVER married Thomas WRIGHT in Kirkby Mallory
88 Thu 25 Oct 1810 Golden Jubilee of George III
89 Tue 5 Feb 1811 Act of Regency proclaimed George IV Head of State
90 1812 General Election in Great Britain
90 1812 Mill owner William Horsfall shot and killed by Luddites in Huddersfield. Seventeen men sentenced to hang at York
90 1812 Prime Minister Spencer Perceval shot and killed by John Bellingham a mentally deranged commercial agent who was acclaimed by the Luddites as a hero
90 Tue 16 Jun 1812 Earl of Liverpool became Prime Minister (Tory)
90 Tue 28 Jul 1812 Rose's Act (52 Geo.III. Cap. 146.) passed requiring separate registers for Baptisms & Burials
90 Abt 1812 His granddaughter, Mary WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
91 Thu 4 Mar 1813 James Madison began second term as President of U.S.A.
92 1814 His grandson, William WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
93 Sun 18 Jun 1815 Final defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo by Wellington and Blucher
94 Abt 1816 His grandson, Richard WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
94 Abt 1816 His grandson, Thomas WRIGHT was born in Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
95 Tue 4 Mar 1817 James Monroe became 8th President of U.S.A.
96 1818 General Election in Great Britain
97 Abt 1819 His grandson, John WRIGHT was born
98 1820 General Election in Great Britain
98 Sat 29 Jan 1820 Accession of George IV when George III died at Windsor Castle
99 Sun 4 Mar 1821 James Monroe began second term as President of U.S.A.
103 Fri 4 Mar 1825 John Quincy Adams became 10th President of U.S.A.
103 1825 He was probably dead by now

DERIVED INFORMATION
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MARRIED ONCE
1722 He was the only child born to J COLVER & UNKNOWN
1743 He came of age at 21

7 May 1770 When he was 48 he married Alice HILL
27 May 1781 When he was 59 his first child (of 4), Alice COLVER was born

1810 When he was 87 his first grandchild (of 7), Ann WRIGHT was born

SELECTED KIN ALIVE AT 1832
Alice COLVER daughter 50

William WRIGHT grandson 18 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
Mary WRIGHT granddaughter 19 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
Richard WRIGHT grandson 15 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
Thomas WRIGHT grandson 15 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England
John WRIGHT grandson 12
George WRIGHT grandson 1 Normanton Turville, Leicestershire, England


THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED IF THEY WERE BORN BEFORE END OF BIOGRAPH:
4 Children

1 Spouse

1 Parent
7 Grandchildren