Dinah Hallam

7 October 1829–25 June 1886 (Age 56)
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dinah

When Dinah Hallam was born on 7 October 1829, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hallam (2), was 42 and her mother, Ann Wood, was 37. She married John Meads on 21 January 1849, in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 25 June 1886, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Meads
1827–1918
Dinah Hallam
1829–1886
Marriage: 21 January 1849
Hannah Meads
1847–1930
Eliza Meads
1849–1880
Job Meads
1852–1911
Dinah Meads
1853–1944

Spouse and Children

    John Meads

    Male1827–1918Male

    Female1829–1886Female

MARRIAGE
21 January 1849
Calverton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    John Hallam (2)

    Male1787–1872Male

    Ann Wood

    Female1792–Female

siblings

(14)

    John Hallam

    Male1812–Male

    Jane Hallam

    Female1814–1815Female

    Elizabeth Hallam

    Female1814–1881Female

    Thomas Hallam

    Male1816–Male

    Sarah Hallam

    Female1820–Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 4

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1846

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern Yorkshire and East Midlands): regional name from the district in southern Yorkshire around Sheffield and Ecclesfield called Hallam, or a habitational name from a place of this name in Derbyshire. The Derbyshire name is from Old English halum, dative plural of halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’ ( see Hale 1). The Yorkshire district, sometimes called Hallamshire, is possibly of the same derivation or alternatively from hallum, dative plural of Old English hall ‘stone’, ‘rock’, Old Norse hallr.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dinnah Hallam in household of John Hallam, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Dinah Mead in household of John Mead, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dinah Meade in household of John Meade, "United States Census, 1880"

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