Elizabeth Hobbs Okey

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Hobbs

When Elizabeth Hobbs Okey was born in 1840, in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Okey, was 46 and her mother, Hannah Hobbs, was 42. She married John Edward Allen Nichols in 1861, in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1924, in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84, and was buried in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Allen Nichols
Elizabeth Hobbs Okey
Marriage: 1861
Edward Okey Nichols
Emily Louise Nichols
Arthur Nichols
Henry James Nichols

Sources (12)

  • Elizabeth Okey in household of Edward Okey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • England: Birth of Elizabeth Hobbs Okey
  • Elizabeth Hobbs, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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1854 · The Crimean War

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

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

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Oky, Aki (Old Danish Aki, Old Swedish Ake).

English: variant of Oakey .

West African (Nigeria): Igbo name, a variant of Oke .

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

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