John Mee

about 1824–
Mapperley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Mee was born about 1824, in Mapperley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Mee, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Wood Doleman, was 35. He married Elizabeth Bardell on 6 March 1849, in Cotmanhay, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Smalley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Shipley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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John Mee
Elizabeth Bardell
Marriage: 6 March 1849
Samuel Mee
Fanny Mee
Catherine Mee
Ann Mee
Esther Mee
Samuel Mee
Sarah Mee
Jane Mee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1849Cotmanhay, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    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.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 56
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly East Midlands): occupational name from Middle English mee, meie, mie (Old French mege, mie) ‘physician’. Compare the synonymous Mayer and Myer .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhaigh ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘honorable’. This name was also adopted for various other Irish names, e.g. Meehan , and also in Ulster for McNamee .French (Mée): habitational name from any of the places called (Le) Mée in Mayenne, Eure-et-Loir, and Seine-et-Marne, derived from Old French me(i)s ‘farmstead’ (from Latin mansus). This surname is rare in France.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • John Meo, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • John Mee, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • John Mee in entry for Esther Mee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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