Mary Ann Theakston

about 1855–
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Theakston was born about 1855, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Theakston, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Smith, was 32. She had at least 1 daughter with Thomas Harper.

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Thomas Harper
Mary Ann Theakston
about 1855–
Ethel Beatrice Harper

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

Age 14
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 25
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act
Age 31
In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Theakston in North Yorkshire, which probably derives its name from an Old English personal name, Thēofoc or Tēoduc, + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Mary Ann Theakston in entry for Laura Elizabeth Harper, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • M A Theakston in entry for William F Camplin and Ethel B Harper, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Mary Ann Heakston in entry for Ethel Beatrice Camplin, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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