Sophia Louisa Bence

1868–1890 (Age 22)
Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sophia Louisa

When Sophia Louisa Bence was born in 1868, in Bitton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Bence, was 36 and her mother, Ellen Louisa Stibbs, was 28. She married Alfred James Mott on 21 April 1889, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. She died in 1890, in Barton Regis, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Alfred James Mott
1865–1943
Sophia Louisa Bence
1868–1890
Marriage: 21 April 1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1889
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (2)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: from a medieval personal name, Bence, Benz, derived from Old German Benzo.2 Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Bentz or Benz .3 French: from Benzi, an Italian form of the Germanic personal name Bandizo.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sophia L Bence in household of Thomas Bence, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sophia L Bence in household of Thomas Bence, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sophia L Bence in household of Thomas Bence, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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