Eliza Massey

1847–after 1883 (Age 36)
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Massey was born in 1847, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Massey, was 46 and her mother, Mary Cooper, was 43. She married Levi John William Staley on 11 January 1874, in Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Burton upon Trent St Mowden, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died after 1883, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Levi John William Staley
Eliza Massey
Marriage: 11 January 1874
Mary Tunnicliffe Staley
Levi Staley
George Samuel Staley
Elizabeth Ann Staley

Spouse and Children

11 January 1874
Church Gresley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (3)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 7

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 33

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

Age 37

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Massey in household of Mary Massey, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Eliza Staley in household of Levi Staley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Eliza Staley in household of Levi Staley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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