Mary Westerman

Female4 August 1867–21 November 1950

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Westerman was born on 4 August 1867, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, her father, George Westerman, was 22 and her mother, Harriet Machin, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with William Rooth. She lived in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Adwick le Street, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died on 21 November 1950, in Carcroft, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

William Rooth
Mary Westerman
George Samuel Rooth
Charles William Rooth
Mary Ellen Rooth
Edna Rooth

Sources (12)

  • Mary Westerman in household of Harriet Westerman, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary Westerman, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary Ruth in entry for Charles William Ruth, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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Children (4)

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

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


Age 17

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 37

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 (Yorkshire): from Middle English western, westrin ‘western’ + man ‘man’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a habitational name for one who had migrated from further west.

Americanized form of German Westermann .

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

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Two Marys

Facts on two generations wrong. Joan

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