Martha Smewen

1754–
Radley, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Smewen was born in 1754, in Radley, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Smuin, was 30 and her mother, Catherine King, was 27. She married Thomas Dew on 18 January 1779. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dew
1749–
Martha Smewen
1754–
Marriage: 18 January 1779
Richard Dew
1779–1845
Harriet Dew
1793–
Millicent Dew
1781–1857
Anne Dew
1782–1785
Sophia Dew
1783–1824
James Dew
1784–
William Dew
1786–
Thomas Dew
1787–
Martha Dew
1788–
Nancy Dew
1790–
Catharine Dew
1791–
Maria Dew
1793–
Elizabeth Dew
1796–
Daniel Dew
1798–
Susannah Dew
1800–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 January 1779
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 47

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 54

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 61

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

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Martha Smuing, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Martha in entry for Meliscent Dewe, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha in entry for William Dew, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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