Minerva Collins

26 August 1811–
Burton Dassett, Warwickshire, England

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Collins was born on 26 August 1811, in Burton Dassett, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Collins, was 52 and her mother, Ann Kent, was 27. She married George Key on 21 April 1830, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

George Key
1809–1871
Minerva Collins
1811–
Marriage: 21 April 1830
William Key
1831–
Eliza Key
1833–
Charles Key
1835–
John Key
1837–
George Key
1842–1897
Harry Key
1844–
Harry Key
1847–
Ann Key
1850–
Louisa Key
1853–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 April 1830
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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World Events (8)

1815

Age 4

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 22

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.
1843

Age 32

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coileáin and Mac Coileáin ( see Cullen 1).2 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Col(l)in, a pet form of Coll , itself a short form of Nicholas .3 Americanized form of French Colin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minerva Key in household of Geo Key, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Minerver Key in household of George Key, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Minerva Key in household of George Key, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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