Martha Wiggins

about 1820–
Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Wiggins was born about 1820, in Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Wiggins, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Pettit, was 21.

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Thomas Wiggins
Sarah Pettit
Martha Wiggins
William Wiggins

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 13
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 34
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (2)

  • Martha Wiggins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Wiggins - Church record: birth-name: Martha Wiggins

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