James Mee

Male1842–before 1901

Brief Life History of James

When James Mee was born in 1842, in Newhall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Mee, was 34 and his mother, Mary Orgill, was 30. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Newbold, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died before 1901, and was buried in North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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James Mee
1842–before 1901
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Sources (7)

  • James Mee in household of Mary Mee, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Mee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Mee, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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World Events (4)


Age 1

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 12

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 38

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

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Midlands): occupational name from Middle English mee, meie, mie (Old French mege, mie) ‘physician’. Compare the synonymous Mayer and Myer .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhaigh ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘honorable’. This name was also adopted for various other Irish names, e.g. Meehan , and also in Ulster for McNamee .

French (Mée): habitational name from any of the places called (Le) Mée in Mayenne, Eure-et-Loir, and Seine-et-Marne, derived from Old French me(i)s ‘farmstead’ (from Latin mansus). This surname is rare in France.

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

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