John Withers Uren III

1832–2 April 1867 (Age 35)
Madron, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Withers

When John Withers Uren III was born in 1832, in Madron, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Uren Jr., was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Withers, was 27. He married Isabella Lowes about 1852, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 2 April 1867, in West Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 35, and was buried in North Oxford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Withers Uren III
1832–1867
Isabella Lowes
1831–1902
Marriage: about 1852
George Alfred Uren
1857–1927
Charles Albert Uren
1862–1877
John Withers Uren
1866–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1852
Oxford, Ontario, Canada
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    John Uren Jr.

    Male1799–1891Male

    Mary Ann Withers

    Female1805–1867Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1832–1867Male

    Grace C Uren

    Female1833–1898Female

    Richard Uren

    Male1835–1841Male

    Sarah E. Wren

    Female1838–1876Female

    Male1841–1934Male

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 1

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 11

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh and Cornish: from a Brythonic personal name Orbogenos (probably ‘of privileged birth’), recorded as Urbgen and Urgen in Old Welsh and later as Urien, and as Urbien and Urien in Old Breton. The first element is unexplained; the second represents the root gen ‘birth’, ‘born’. In Cornwall the name may be a survival from the Celtic period or, more probably, a reimportation from Brittany.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of ur, from Old Norse urð ‘scree’, ‘rock-strewn slope’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Uren in entry for John Uren, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • John Uren in entry for George Alfred Uren, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • John Uren, "Find A Grave Index"

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