Margaret Ann Seed

Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Seed was born in 1851, in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Seed, was 40 and her mother, Ann Barnes, was 28. She married William Shearson Jolly on 17 October 1874, in Thornton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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William Shearson Jolly
Margaret Ann Seed
Marriage: 17 October 1874
William Shearson Jolly

Spouse and Children

17 October 1874
Thornton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    William Shearson Jolly


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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire):1. from Middle English sede ‘seed’; a metonymic occupational name for a gardener or husbandman, or a nickname for a small person. 2. from a late Old English personal name, Sida, a post-Conquest short form of compound names formed with sidu ‘custom’, ‘manner’; ‘morality’, ‘purity’ as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1851 English Census, Birkenhead, Cheshire
  • England and Wales BMD Birth registration
  • England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973

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