Susannah Oakley

about 1830–
Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susannah

Susannah Oakley was born about 1830, in Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Oakley. She married George Garnett on 29 October 1859, in Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Alton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years.

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Family Time Line

George Garnett
Susannah Oakley
Marriage: 29 October 1859
Martha Ann Garnett
Ellen Jane Garnett
George James Garnett
Alice Garnett

Spouse and Children

29 October 1859
Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    John Oakley




World Events (8)


Age 0

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 3

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 50

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named with the Old English elements āc ‘oak’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Garnett in household of George Garnett, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Susan Garrett in household of George Garrett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Susan Garnett in household of George Garnett, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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