John Saxton

1842–
Wilne with Draycott, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Saxton was born in 1842, in Wilne with Draycott, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Saxton Sr, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Daft, was 28. He married Elizabeth Young Taylor on 4 April 1874, in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Draycott, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Saxton
1842–
Elizabeth Young Taylor
1844–
Marriage: 4 April 1874
Lilian Saxton
1872–

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–Male

    Elizabeth Young Taylor

    Female1844–Female

MARRIAGE
4 April 1874
Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    Lilian Saxton

    Female1872–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1813–1906Male

    Sarah Daft

    Female1814–1896Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 12

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 38

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire, possibly also one in Cambridgeshire, both so named from Old English Seaxe ‘Saxons’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. 2. variant of Sexton 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Saxton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Saxton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Saxton in household of Joseph Saxton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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