Martha Pearson

about 1879–1905 (Age 26)
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Pearson was born about 1879, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Pearson, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Jane Perkes, was 22. She married Alfred Chilton on 22 April 1900, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1905, in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 27.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Chilton
about 1879–
Martha Pearson
about 1879–1905
Marriage: 22 April 1900
Samuel Chilton
Harry Chilton
Gladys Nellie Chilton
Agnes Laurie Chilton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1900Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 1
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 5
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1904 · The Entente Cordiale
    Age 25
    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

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Per(e) or Piers (see Pear and Pierce ) + son. The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries. Compare Peerson .Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Martha Pearson in household of John Pearson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Martha Pearson in household of Thomas Williams, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Martha Chilton in entry for Agnes Laurie Chilton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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