Miriam Wookey

1777–
West Harptree, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Miriam

When Miriam Wookey was born in 1777, in West Harptree, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Wookey, was 26 and her mother, Mary Vowles, was 24. She married James Allen on 29 December 1801, in Chew Stoke, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

James Allen
1778–
Miriam Wookey
1777–
Marriage: 29 December 1801
Ann Allen
1802–
Miriam Allen
1804–1804
Mary Allen
1805–
Thomas Allen
1806–1867
James Allen
1808–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1801
Chew Stoke, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 24

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 31

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 38

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Miriam Allen in household of Mary Salter, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Marriage record of Miriam Wookey and James Allen

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