Eliza Sargent

15 January 1812–about 1880 (Age 68)
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Sargent was born on 15 January 1812, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Sargent, was 31 and her mother, Rachel Pearce, was 32. She married Henry Allam in 1833, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Abingdon St Helen with St Nicholas, Berkshire, England in 1851. She died about 1880, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Henry Allam
1813–1857
Eliza Sargent
1812–1880
Marriage: 1833
Catharine Eliza Allam
1850–
Sarah Sophia Allam
1852–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1833
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1815

Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 11

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 18

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and French: in medieval times this did not denote a rank in the army, but was an occupational name for a servant, Middle English, Old French sergent (Latin serviens, genitive servientis, present participle of servire ‘to serve’). The surname probably originated for the most part in this sense, but the word also developed various more specialized meanings, being used for example as a technical term for a tenant by military service below the rank of a knight, and as the name for any of certain administrative and legal officials in different localities, which may also have contributed to the development of the surname. The sense ‘non-commissioned officer’ did not arise until the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Allam, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Eliza Allans in household of Henry Allans, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Eliza Sargent, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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