Amelia Whitson

Brief Life History of Amelia

When Amelia Whitson was born in 1881, in Blaina, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Whitson, was 36 and her mother, Esther Deveraux, was 28. She married Oliver Samuel Martimer in July 1900, in Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Oliver Samuel Martimer
Amelia Whitson
Marriage: July 1900
Amelia Edith Mortimer
Reginald Oliver Mortimer

Sources (5)

  • Amelia Whitsun in household of Richard Whitsun, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Amelia Whitson in household of Richard Whitson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Amelia Mortimer in household of Oliver Mortimer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

World Events (8)


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.


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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Midlothian): from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Whiteson, literally ‘white son’ or perhaps ‘son of someone named White ’. Occasionally, a variant of Whiston .

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

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