William Wedge

4 November 1851–1922 (Age 70)
Wombourne, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Wedge was born on 4 November 1851, in Wombourne, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wedge, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 20. He married Mary Ann Screen on 2 July 1877, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Donington, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. He died in 1922, in Tong, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

William Wedge
1851–1922
Mary Ann Screen
1859–1938
Marriage: 2 July 1877
Mary Wedge
1876–1877
William Wedge
1878–1957
Elizabeth or Lizzie Wedge
1881–1884
Henry Francis Wedge
1886–
Anne or Annie Wedge
1888–
John Charles Wedge
1898–1980
William Wedge
1902–1966

Spouse and Children

    Male1851–1922Male

    Mary Ann Screen

    Female1859–1938Female

MARRIAGE
2 July 1877
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Mary Wedge

    Female1876–1877Female

    Male1878–1957Male

    Elizabeth or Lizzie Wedge

    Female1881–1884Female

    Henry Francis Wedge

    Male1886–Male

    Anne or Annie Wedge

    Female1888–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1827–1892Male

    Elizabeth Jones

    Female1831–1909Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wegga.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Wedge, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Wedge, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Wedge in household of John Wedge, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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