Mary Jane Adams

27 February 1847–1932 (Age 84)
Darley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Adams was born on 27 February 1847, in Darley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Adams, was 50 and her mother, Rachel Robinson, was 42. She married George Guest on 24 May 1866, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in 1932, in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

George Guest
Mary Jane Adams
Marriage: 24 May 1866
Mary Harriet Guest
Clara Guest
Annie M Guest
Albert Guest
Edith Guest
Maud E Guest
Edgar Bertram Guest
Katie Guest

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1866Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 16
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 33
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Mary J Guest in household of George Honeytone, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Mary J Guest in household of George Guest, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Mary J Guest in household of George Guest, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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