Louisa Druce

1822–1881 (Age 59)
Merton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Druce was born on 31 January 1822, in Merton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Druce, was 42 and her mother, Sophia Bragg, was 31. She died on 29 September 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louisa Druce
1822–1881
James Harrison
1818–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1822–1881Female

  • James Harrison

    Male1818–Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1823

Age 1

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

Age 11

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

Age 21

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Drewes .2 Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch and German Drewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

1874 LETTER from Louisa to brother John

[LETTER: To John Druce Jr. dated 14 May 1874 copied by me in 1960's in possession of my grandmother Hattie L. Woodbury. It contains first-hand genealogical information and is copied exactly:] Laure …

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa Druce in household of Sophia Druce, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Louisa Druce in household of Sophia Druce, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Louisa Druce in household of John Druce, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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