Martha Ann Spriggs

New Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha Ann

Martha Ann Spriggs was born on 2 May 1866, in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Sarah Ann Spriggs. She married Herbert Wenn on 23 March 1886, in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and West Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Herbert Wenn
Martha Ann Spriggs
Marriage: 23 March 1886
Herbert William Wenn
George Henry Wenn
Daisy Wenn

Spouse and Children

23 March 1886
Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

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

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 38

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

English: patronymic from Sprigg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Ann Wenn in household of Herbert Wenn, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Martha A Spriggs in household of William Spriggs, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Martha Ann Wenn in entry for Herbert William Wenn, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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