Millicent Emery

1802–
Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Millicent

When Millicent Emery was born in 1802, in Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Mathias Emery, was 32 and her mother, Mary Keep, was 32. 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 1819Blunham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    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 (of Norman origin): from the ancient Germanic personal name Amalric, composed of the elements Amal (a dynastic name among the Goths) + rīk ‘realm, power’. The name was introduced into England from France by the Normans, developing into the Middle English personal name Amery, Emery (from Old French Amauri, Emaurri). Compare Amery , Amory , and 2 below.French: from the Old French personal name Aimery, ancient Germanic Haimeric, from haim ‘home’+ rīc ‘power(ful)’. This may occasionally also be a derivation of the English surname (see 1 above). Compare Lemery .Americanized form of German Hemmerich .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Emory
    Amery
    Amory
    Embry
    Emry

    Sources (16)

    • Millison Emery, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • 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"

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