Jeremia Reeves

22 September 1822–27 March 1886
Gillingham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jeremia

When Jeremia Reeves was christened on 22 September 1822, in Gillingham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Reeves, was 45 and his mother, Phoebe Lush, was 44. He died on 27 March 1886, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

John Reeves
1777–1859
Phoebe Lush
1778–1860
John Reeves
1807–1874
Ann Reeves
1809–
Fanny Reeves
1813–
Jeremiah Reeves
1815–
Lydia Reeves
1816–1859
Jeremia Reeves
1822–1886
Jemima Reeves
1822–
Frances Reeves
1825–

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World Events (6)

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

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.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from Reeve . 2. topographic name for someone who lived on the margin of a wood, from a misdivision of the Middle English phrase atter eves ‘at the edge’ (Old English æt þære efese).

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

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