Betty Marsland

1781–
Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

When Betty Marsland was born in 1781, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Marsland, was 38 and her mother, Betty Shore, was 36. She married George Oldham on 29 September 1800, in Stockport St Mary, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Cheadle, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

George Oldham
1779–
Betty Marsland
1781–
Marriage: 29 September 1800
William Oldham
1800–1861
George Oldham
1802–
Mary Oldham
1804–
John Oldham
1806–1877
Hannah Oldham
1809–
Sarah Oldham
1811–
James Oldham
1813–
Betty Oldham
1815–1832
Frances Oldham
1817–
Harriet Oldham
1820–1889
Maria Oldham
1822–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1800
Stockport St Mary, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Marsland

    Male1743–Male

    Female1745–Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 20

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 27

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 34

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern Lancashire): habitational name, probably from some place named as being a boggy place, from Old English mersc ‘marsh’ + land ‘land’. Alternatively, it may be a variant of Markland .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Betty Oldham in household of George Oldham, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Betty in entry for George Oldham, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Betty Oldham in entry for Betty Oldham, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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