Hannah Harper

24 March 1817–January 1882 (Age 64)
Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Harper was born on 24 March 1817, her father, Thomas Harper, was 46 and her mother, Ann Mackrory, was 46. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with John Sergeant. She lived in Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in January 1882, in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

John Sergeant
1812–1871
Hannah Harper
1817–1882
Thomas Sergeant
1839–
George Sergeant
1840–
Lucy Sergeant
1845–
Hannah Sergeant
1847–
Harriett Sergeant
1847–
Mary Elizabeth Sergeant
1855–

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Harper

    Male1771–Male

    Ann Mackrory

    Female1771–Female

siblings

(8)

    Thomas Harper

    Male1798–1804Male

    Mary Harper

    Female1800–Female

    William Harper

    Male1802–Male

    Elizabeth Harper

    Female1804–Female

    Harriet Harpur

    Female1806–1807Female

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 16

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.
1843

Age 26

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a player on the harp, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Middle Dutch harp ‘harp’. The harper was one of the most important figures of a medieval baronial hall, especially in Scotland and northern England, and the office of harper was sometimes hereditary. The Scottish surname is probably an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Chruiteir ‘son of the harper’ (from Gaelic cruit ‘harp’, ‘stringed instrument’). This surname has long been present in Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Sargeant, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Hannah Sargeant in household of John Sargeant, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Hannah Sergeant in household of John Sergeant, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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