Mary Elizabeth Sergeant


Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Sergeant was born in 1855, in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Sergeant, was 43 and her mother, Hannah Harper, was 38. She married Thomas Shaw in 1873, in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Shaw
Mary Elizabeth Sergeant
Marriage: 1873
John Shaw
Margaret Shaw
Catherine Shaw
Benjamin Shaw
Samuel Shaw
Nellie Shaw
Mary E. Shaw
Polly Shaw
William Shaw

Sources (9)

  • Eliza Shaw in household of Hannah Sargeant, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary Elizabeth Serjeant, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary Elizabeth Sergiant, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1873Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 25

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 29

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 49

    The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Sargent .

    French: variant of Sergent .

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

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