Martha Jacques

26 August 1821–7 May 1841 (Age 19)
Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Jacques was born on 26 August 1821, in Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Zackariah Jaques, was 42 and her mother, Mary Maria Naylor, was 43. She died on 7 May 1841, in her hometown, at the age of 19, and was buried in Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Zackariah Jaques
Mary Maria Naylor
William Jaques
John Jacques
Thomas Jacques
Joseph Jacques
James Jaques
Catharine Jaques
Samuel Jaques
Zachariah Jaques
MaryAnn Jaques
Martha Jacques
Amelia Jaques

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 9

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the Old French personal name Jacques, the usual French form of Latin Jacobus ( see Jacob ). The English surname is either a late introduction from France or a Frenchification of Jakes . In English this surname is traditionally pronounced as two syllables, jay-kwez.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Jacques, "England, Warwickshire Parish Registers, 1538-1900"
  • Martha Jacques, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Jacques - Church record: Burial record or certificate: burial: 12 May 1841; Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

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