Mary Ann Saxey

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Saxey was born in 1818, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Saxey, was 44 and her mother, Lucy Kellet, was 40. She married John Leary on 11 August 1834, in St Mary's Church, Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1897, in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Leary
Mary Ann Saxey
Marriage: 11 August 1834
Ellen Margaret Leary
about 1839–
John William Leary
1844–about 1893
William Leary
Mary Ann Lucy Leary
Joseph Leary
Edwin George Leary

Sources (33)

  • Mary A A Saxey in household of Joseph Saxey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary Ann Sexey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Ann Saxey, "England, Hampshire, Portsmouth, Marriages, 1537-1930"

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The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


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Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for someone from (Lower) Saxony.

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Sax or Saxe.

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

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