Betty Olpin

1814–
Coaley, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

When Betty Olpin was born in 1814, her father, William Orpin, was 33 and her mother, Miriam Smith, was 31.

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Family Time Line

William Orpin
1781–
Miriam Smith
1783–1847
Joseph Olpin
1808–1875
Martha Olpin
1809–
Hannah Olpin
1811–1814
Betty Olpin
1814–
Sarah Ann Orpin
1816–1895
Sarah Olpin
1816–
William Olpin
1819–
Mary Olpin
1821–
Charles Olpin
1822–
Henry Holpin
1827–1871
Thomas Olpin
1830–
Thomas Olpin
1832–
Ann Olpin
1836–

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World Events (7)

1815

Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 19

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 40

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 Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from Kolpin or Kolpino, now in Belarus.2 German: habitational name from places called Kolpin or Kolpien, in eastern Germany.

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

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