Mary Ann Sparrow

8 January 1865–11 March 1928
Washingborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Sparrow was christened on 8 January 1865, in Washingborough, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John William Sparrow, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Haw, was 37. She married John Joseph Storr on 14 May 1889. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Heighington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 11 March 1928, in Caistor, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Storr
1864–1933
Mary Ann Sparrow
1865–1928
Marriage: 14 May 1889
Edith Anne Storr
1890–1970
Ernest Joseph Storr
1892–1968
Olga Mary Storr
1894–1956
Thomas Edgar Storr
1896–1977
Percy Edward Storr
1898–1977
Helen Storr
1899–1976
Gertrude Alice Storr
1900–1978
John William Storr
1902–1976
Walter Charles Storr
1904–1973
Frank Henry Storr
1908–1943

Spouse and Children

    John Joseph Storr

    Male1864–1933Male

    Female1865–1928Female

MARRIAGE
14 May 1889
Claxby Near Normanby, Lincoln, England
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    John William Sparrow

    Male1827–1895Male

    Elizabeth Haw

    Female1828–1902Female

siblings

(10)

    Emma Sparrow

    Female1852–Female

    William John Sparrow

    Male1854–Male

    Ellen Elizabeth Sparrow

    Female1856–Female

    Sarah Sparrow

    Female1858–Female

    Lucy Ann Sparrow

    Female1861–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

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

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: nickname from Middle English sparewe ‘sparrow’, perhaps for a small, chirpy person, or else for someone bearing some fancied physical resemblance to a sparrow.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Sparrow in household of John Sparrow, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Sparrow, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Sparrow, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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