Agnes Emma Birch

Brief Life History of Agnes Emma

When Agnes Emma Birch was born in 1891, in Hammerwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Hodson Birch, was 41 and her mother, Ann Sutton, was 32. She married Henry Samuel Hawkins in 1915, in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Easthampstead, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1939. She died on 24 September 1971, in Crowthorne, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Henry Samuel Hawkins
Agnes Emma Birch
Marriage: 1915

Sources (10)

  • Agnes Emma Birch, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Agnes Emma Birch, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Birch, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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World Events (8)

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a birch tree or in a birch wood, from an ancient Germanic word meaning ‘birch’ (Old English birce, byrce ‘birch’, Middle High German birche, Old Danish birk). In some cases the German and English name may be derived from any of the places called with this word, such as Birch in Aargau (see Birke ) or Birch in Essex. In Swedish, the name is in many instances ornamental.

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

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