Mary Greenway

Female21 August 1814–

Brief Life History of Mary

Mary Greenway was christened on 21 August 1814, in Tarporley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Greenway and Mary.

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John Greenway
Mary
Mary Greenway
1814–

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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 (Warwickshire and Staffordshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a grassy path, from Middle English grene, grein ‘green’ + weye ‘path’ (see Way ).

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Dutch Groeneweg or German Grüneweg, Gröneweg, topographic names with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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