Maria Bullock

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

The Life Summary 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, 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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Simeon Griffiths
Maria Bullock
Marriage: 29 October 1838
Sarah Griffiths
Harriet Griffiths
John Griffiths

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World Events (4)

Age 6
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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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  • 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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