Martha Perkes

about 1860–
Dudley, Worcestershire, England

The Life of Martha

When Martha Perkes was born about 1860, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, her father, George Jewkes Perks, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Jones, was 35. She lived in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Family Time Line

George Jewkes Perks
1824–1913
Mary Ann Jones
1825–1902
Rachel Ann Perkes
1849–1849
Charles Perkes
1857–
Martha Perkes
1860–
George Perkes
1863–
Herbert Jones Perkes
1852–1914
Emma Eliza Perkes
1854–
Martha Ann Perkes
1865–
Walter Perkes
1866–1957
Alice Perkes
1868–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

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

Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 44

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English (West Midlands): variant spelling of Perks .2 Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish name Perke (a pet form of the female personal name Perl ‘pearl’; see Perel 3) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Martha Parkes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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