Sarah Loveday

20 July 1704–8 April 1777 (Age 72)
Great Waltham, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Loveday was born on 20 July 1704, in Great Waltham, Essex, England, her father, Thomas Loveday, was 34 and her mother, Grace Pepper, was 34. She married Thomas Mattock on 12 April 1726, in Danbury, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 8 April 1777, in Great Baddow, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72, and was buried in Great Baddow, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mattock
1696–
Sarah Loveday
1704–1777
Marriage: 12 April 1726
Mary Muddock
1726–
William Muddock
1740–1803
Martha Muddock
1742–1816
Sarah Muddock
1728–
Ann Muddock
1731–
Elizabeth Muddock
1734–
Thomas Muddock
1735–
Hanny Muddock
1738–
Edmund Muddock
1739–
Susan Muddock
1741–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1726
Danbury, Essex, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Barrington Loveday

    Male1697–Male

    Thomas Loveday

    Male1699–Male

    Sarah Loveday

    Female1701–1777Female

    Hugh Loveday

    Male1702–Male

    Edward Loveday

    Male1703–Male

+8 More Children

World Events (5)

1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 16

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 48

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 50

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

Name Meaning

English:1. from the Middle English female personal name Loveday, Old English Lēofdæg, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + dæg ‘day’. 2. nickname for someone who had some particular association with a ‘loveday’. According to medieval custom this was a day set aside for the reconciliation of enemies and amicable settlement of disputes.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Loveday, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • Sarah Loveday, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997"
  • Sarah Loveday, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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