Obed Dann

1829–1881 (Age 52)
Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Obed

When Obed Dann was born on 4 July 1829, in Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, David Dann, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Baker, was 28. He lived in Hailsham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died in September 1881, at the age of 52.

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David Dann
Sarah Elizabeth Baker
Sarah Ann Dann
David Dann Jr.
Mary Dann
William Dann
Obed Dann
Charles Dann
Ephraim Dann
James Dann
Eliza Dann
Daniel Dann
David Dann
George Dann

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World Events (5)


Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 4

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 14

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a woodland pasture, from Middle English denn ‘woodland pasture, especially for swine’ (Old English denn, dænn).2 Scottish: from a short form of the personal name Daniel .3 German and French (Alsace): topographic name for someone who lived by a pine tree, from Old High German tanna ‘pine tree’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Obidia Dann in household of David Dann, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Obed Dann in entry for Edith Jane Fisher, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Obed Dann in entry for Edith Jane Fisher, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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