Leah Honey

1807–
Plympton St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Leah

When Leah Honey was born in 1807, in Plympton St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bowden Honey, was 49 and her mother, Mary Rich, was 36. She married Richard Lee in 1832, in Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Richard Lee
1808–
Leah Honey
1807–
Marriage: 1832
Richard Lee
1834–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1832
Devon, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    Richard Lee

    Male1834–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 1

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 8

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 36

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English (southern): metonymic occupational name for a beekeeper or a gatherer or seller of honey, Middle English hony (Old English hunig), or a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment, a sense which was common in medieval England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leah Lee in household of Richard Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Leah Lee in household of Richard Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Leah Honey, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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