Mariah Earp

Female13 September 1807–September 1872

Brief Life History of Mariah

When Mariah Earp was born on 13 September 1807, in Tettenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Earp, was 36 and her mother, Maria Taylor, was 25. She had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with John Dukes. She lived in Saint Mary's Church, Handsworth, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in September 1872, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John Dukes
Mariah Earp
William Dukes
about 1830–1909
Edward Dukes
Maria Dukes
about 1834–
Mark Dukes
Harriet Dukes
about 1846–
George Dukes
about 1847–1930
Zilpah Dukes
Jane Dukes
John Dukes

Sources (17)

  • Mariah Dukes in household of John Dukes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Maryah Dukes in household of John Dukes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Maria, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Children (9)

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World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 1

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


Age 8

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

about 1830

Age NaN

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire, Warwickshire, and Derbyshire): nickname from Middle English erp, irpe, orp, an unrecorded survival of Old English earp, ierpe, and eorp ‘swarthy’.

Americanized form of German Erp .

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

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