Martha Makepeace

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Makepeace was born on 1 August 1798, her father, Thomas Makepeace, was 21 and her mother, Susanna Wood, was 17.

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Thomas Makepeace
Susanna Wood
Martha Makepeace

Sources (3)

  • Martha Makepeace, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Martha Makepeace, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Martha Makepeace, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English make (Old English macian) + peis, pes ‘make peace’, probably for a professional arbitrator or for someone known for his skill at patching up quarrels, although it may also have been used ironically (see Pace ).

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

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