Margaret Needham

Female11 May 1712–3 December 1752

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Needham was christened on 11 May 1712, in Castleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ricardi Needham, was 46 and her mother, Ellenae, was 47. She married Joseph Eyre in 1734, in Castleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died in Hope, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Joseph Eyre
Margaret Needham
Marriage: 1734
Mary Eyre
Martha Eyre
Sarah Eyre
Joseph Eyre
Ellen Eyre
Lena Eyre

Sources (17)

  • Margareta, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Needham, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Margaret Eyre, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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  • Marriage
    1734Castleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places so named, such as High Needham in Hartington (Derbyshire), Needham in Elm (Cambridgeshire), Needham (Norfolk), Needham in Yaxley, Needham Street in Gazeley or Needham Market (all in Suffolk). These places are named with Old English nēd ‘need, hardship’ + hām ‘homestead’, denoting a place that provided a poor living.

    Irish (County Mayo): Anglicized form of Ó Niadh, see Nee .

    History: English explorer James Needham carried the name to the southern Carolina settlement, arriving from Barbados in 1670 as a young man.

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

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