Edward Hearn

1845–1917 (Age 72)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Hearn was born in 1845, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hearn, was 31 and his mother, Christiana Mellor, was 29. He married Eliza Ann Baker on 23 November 1862, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Leicester All Saints, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1917, at the age of 72.

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Edward Hearn
Eliza Ann Baker
Marriage: 23 November 1862
Eliza Emma Hearn
John William Hearn
Arthur Hearn
Alfred Hearn
Edwin Hearn
Sarah Ann Hearn
Andrew Hearn
Ada Hearn
Lillian Hearn
Henry Percy Hearn

Spouse and Children

23 November 1862
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 9

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 35

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

Age 39

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachthighearna ‘descendant of Eachthighearna’, a personal name meaning ‘lord of horses’, from each ‘horse’ + tighearna ‘master’, ‘lord’. This name is most common in southwestern Ireland.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUidhrín ( see Herron ).3 English: variant of Heron 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Hearn, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Edward Hearn in household of Thomas Hearn, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Edward Hearn, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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