Mary Goble

Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Goble was born in 1813, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Goble, was 31 and her mother, Fanny Ellis, was 26. She married Thomas Matthews on 7 April 1839, in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Thomas Matthews
Mary Goble
Marriage: 7 April 1839
Thomas Matthews
Maria Matthews
William Matthews

Spouse and Children

7 April 1839
Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


Age 2

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 20

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 41

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Godbold .2 Americanized spelling of German Göbel ( see Goebel ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary Goble, "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911"
  • Mary Goble, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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