Eliza Ann Simpson

27 April 1826–21 February 1902 (Age 75)
Southchurch, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza Ann

When Eliza Ann Simpson was born on 27 April 1826, in Southchurch, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Simpson, was 22 and her mother, Harriet Ealy, was 21. She married John Holmes on 11 November 1849, in Minster in Sheppey, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Minster, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Minster in Sheppey, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 21 February 1902, in Sheerness, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

John Holmes
1825–1902
Eliza Ann Simpson
1826–1902
Marriage: 11 November 1849
Eliza Ann Holmes
1850–
Harriet Maria Holmes
1852–
Elizabeth Anne Holmes
1854–1940
John Christopher Holmes
1857–1929
Thomas James Holmes
1859–1861
Martha H. Holmes
1863–1907
Amy Holmes
1867–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1849
Minster in Sheppey, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Harriet Simpson

    Female1822–Female

    Elizabeth Simpson

    Female1825–1891Female

    Female1826–1902Female

    Christopher Simpson

    Male1830–1885Male

    Lucas Simpson

    Male1832–1873Male

+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1830

Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Holmes in household of John Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Eliza A Holmes in household of John Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Eliza Ann Holmes in household of John Holmes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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