Eliza Whitehead

1858–September 1933 (Age 75)
Walsall Wood, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Whitehead was born in 1858, in Walsall Wood, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Whitehead, was 32 and her mother, Ann Glover, was 34. She married Alfred Orgill on 26 June 1876, in Brownhills, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hammerwich, Staffordshire, England in 1891 and Hammerwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in September 1933, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Orgill
1852–1913
Eliza Whitehead
1858–1933
Marriage: 26 June 1876
Elizabeth Ann Orgill
1875–1943
Caroline Harriet Orgill
1879–1930
Thomas Orgill
1881–1966
Alfred Orgill
1887–1947
Herbert Luke Orgill
1890–1945
William Orgill
1892–
Moses Philip Orgill
1895–1902
George Henry Orgill
1899–1949
Clara Orgill
1903–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1876
Brownhills, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Whitehead

    Male1826–Male

    Ann Glover

    Female1824–Female

siblings

(7)

    John Whitehead

    Male1849–Male

    Mary Jane Whitehead

    Female1851–Female

    Samuel Whitehead

    Male1853–Male

    James Whitehead

    Male1856–Male

    Female1858–1933Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 22

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 26

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 46

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Orgill in household of Alfred Orgill, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Eliza Orgill in household of Alfred Orgill, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Eliza Whitehead in household of Samuel Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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