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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Family Time Line

Joseph Eyre
Margaret Needham
1712–1752
Marriage: 1734
Mary Eyre
1729–
Martha Eyre
1731–
Sarah Eyre
1733–
Joseph Eyre
1739–
Ellen Eyre
1745–
Lena Eyre
1745–

Sources (17)

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

Spouse and Children

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

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    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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