Martha Pearson

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

The Life of Martha

When Martha Pearson was born about 1879, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Pearson, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Jane Perkes, was 21. 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 26.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Chilton
Martha Pearson
Marriage: 22 April 1900
Samuel Chilton
Harry Chilton
Gladys Nellie Chilton
Agnes Laurie Chilton

Spouse and Children

22 April 1900
Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom



    Harry Chilton


    Gladys Nellie Chilton



Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

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

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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 household of Alfred Chilton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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