Maria Proctor

17 August 1870–
Horton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Proctor was born on 17 August 1870, in Horton, Yorkshire, England, her father, Charles Procter, was 40 and her mother, Ellen Burton, was 35. She lived in Horton All Saints, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Charles Procter
Ellen Burton
Eda Sunderland
Walter Proctor
Adam Procter
Anise Procter
Albert Proctor
Maria Proctor
Harry Proctor
Mary Ellen Proctor
Lavinia Proctor
Emily Proctor

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
Age 16
Historical Boundaries: 1886: Brown, Kansas, United States
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 31
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (shortened from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.History: John Proctor (died 1757) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA, and is buried in the King's Chapel Burying Ground there.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Maria Procter in household of Charles Procter, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Maria Proctor, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Maria Procter, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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