Mary Metcalf

Femaleabout 1790–

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Metcalf was born about 1790, in Dent, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Henry Dixon in 1811, in Dent, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Henry Dixon
1786–
Mary Metcalf
1790–
Marriage: 1811
Betty Dixon
1815–
Thomas Dixon
1818–
Michael Dixon
1817–
John Dixon
1821–

Sources (11)

  • Mary Metcalf, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary in entry for Michael Dixon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Metcalf, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1811Dent, Yorkshire, England
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 11

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1815

    Age 25

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

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

    Age 31

    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): apparently a nickname from Middle English mete ‘meat, food’ + calf ‘calf’, i.e. ‘calf to be fattened up for eating’.

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

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