Emma Swetman

8 January 1809–
Wincanton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Emma

When Emma Swetman was christened on 8 January 1809, in Wincanton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Sweetman, was 29 and her mother, Ann Lydford, was 32.

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Family Time Line

John Sweetman
1779–1858
Ann Lydford
1777–
Harriet Swetman
1801–
Pricilla Swetman
1803–1827
Mary Swetman
1803–
Jemina Swetman
1805–
Eliza Swetman
1807–
Emma Swetman
1809–
Richard Swetman
1809–
Ann Swetman
1811–
John Swetman
1812–
Benjamin Swetman
1814–
George Swetman
1817–
George Swetman
1818–1894
Elias Sweetman
1819–
Benjamin Sweetman
1823–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

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

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Swetnam .

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

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