Sophia Louisa Bence

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

The Life Summary 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, Louisa Stibbs, was 29. 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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Alfred James Mott
Sophia Louisa Bence
Marriage: 21 April 1889

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1889Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
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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.
    Age 16
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from a medieval personal name Bence, Benz, from the Old French Bence (see 2 below).French: derivative of the ancient Germanic personal name Benzo, itself perhaps of the same origin as German Benz or, alternatively, derived from the name Bandizo, based on the Gothic element bandi meaning ‘strap’ or ‘link, tie’.Americanized form of German Benz .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Sophia Louisa Bence, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • Sophia L Bence in household of Thomas Bence, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Sophia Louisa Bence, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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