Millicent Emery

1802–
Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Millicent

When Millicent Emery was born in 1802, in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mathias Emery, was 31 and her mother, Mary Keep, was 31. She married John Boston on 18 July 1819, in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Boston
Millicent Emery
1802–
Marriage: 18 July 1819
Mary Ann Boston
1821–
Eliza Boston
1824–
Sarah Boston
1827–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 July 1819
Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Mary Ann Boston

    Female1821–Female

    Eliza Boston

    Female1824–Female

    Sarah Boston

    Female1827–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 6

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 13

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 31

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

English and French: from a Germanic personal name, Emaurri, composed of the elements amja ‘busy’, ‘industrious’ + rīc ‘power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans. There has been some confusion with Amory .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amelia Boston in entry for Sarah Boston, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Amelia Boston in entry for Sarah Boston, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"
  • Millicent Boston in entry for Mary Ann Boston, "England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983"

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