Vincent Fenton

Male2 October 1825–28 April 1894

Brief Life History of Vincent

Vincent Fenton was born on 2 October 1825, in Barkingside, Essex, England, United Kingdom as the son of Robert Fenton and Elizabeth Liddell. He married Martha Tyler on 7 July 1844. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 28 April 1894, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 68.

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Vincent Fenton
Martha Tyler
Marriage: 7 July 1844
Robert Fenton
Vincent Fenton
May Fenton
Maria Fonton
Marrian Fenten
Elizabeth Fenton
James Anthony Fenton
Alfred Fenton
Mary Fenton

Sources (19)

  • Vincent Fenton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Vincent Fenton - Government record: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Vincent Little
  • Vincent Fenton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1844
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 5

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 8

    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 29

    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: habitational name from any of various places, in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Staffordshire, and Nottinghamshire, so called from Old English fenn ‘marsh, fen’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

    Irish: English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Fionnachta or Ó Fiachna ‘descendant of Fiachna’, an old personal name Anglicized as Feighney and sometimes mistranslated as Hunt (see Fee 1 and Finnerty ).

    Scottish: habitational name from Fenton in East Lothian.

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

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