Maria Bullock

about 1817–28 January 1844 (Age 27)
Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maria

When Maria Bullock was born about 1817, in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Bullock, was 29 and her mother, Hannah Tisdale Hodgets, was 24. She married Simeon Griffiths on 29 October 1838, in West Bromwich All Saints, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 28 January 1844, in Tipton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 27.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Griffiths
1817–1872
Maria Bullock
1817–1844
Marriage: 29 October 1838
Sarah Griffiths
1839–1912
Harriet Griffiths
1841–1919
John Griffiths
1840–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 October 1838
West Bromwich All Saints, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 13

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bullok ‘bullock’ (Old English bulluc), referring to a young bull rather than a castrated one, probably applied as a nickname for an exuberant young man, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of bullocks.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Griffiths in household of Simn Griffiths, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Maria Bullock, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Maria Griffiths in entry for John Griffiths, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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