John Mee

about 1824–
Mapperley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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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Family Time Line

John Mee
1824–
Elizabeth Bardell
1826–
Marriage: 6 March 1849
Samuel Mee
1849–1849
Fanny Mee
1866–
Catherine Mee
1871–
Ann Mee
1851–
Esther Mee
1854–
Samuel Mee
1858–1932
Sarah Mee
1861–
Jane Mee
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 March 1849
Cotmanhay, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Samuel Mee

    Male1849–1849Male

    Ann Mee

    Female1851–Female

    Female1854–Female

    Samuel Mee

    Male1858–1932Male

    Sarah Mee

    Female1861–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1830

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

1 Irish: reduced form of McNamee or Meehan .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhaigh ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’.3 French (Mée): habitational name from places called (Le) Mée in Mayenne, Eure-et-Loir, and Seine-et-Marne, derived from Old French me(i)s ‘farmstead’ (Latin mansus).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Meo, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Mee, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Mee, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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