Lydia Susan Overson

Femaleabout 1832–

Brief Life History of Lydia Susan

Lydia Susan Overson was born about 1832, in Grimston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 11

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 52

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk): apparently a variant of Everson .

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Ovesen .

    Americanized form of Norwegian Oversen: patronymic from the personal name Over, a rare variant in Agder of Olve (see Ouverson ). The surname Oversen is extinct in Norway.

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

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