Sophia Placket

Female28 February 1819–

Brief Life History of Sophia

When Sophia Placket was born on 28 February 1819, in Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Plackett, was 37 and her mother, Ann Halford, was 45. She married Thomas Jeram in 1861, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Sawley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Thomas Jeram
Sophia Placket
Marriage: 1861
Pamela Plackett
Emily Plackett

Sources (9)

  • Sophia Jeram in household of Thomas Jeram, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sophia Placket, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sophia Plackett, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1861Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 4

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 14

    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.

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 35

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Lothar, Otto.


    habitational name from Placke or Placken in Westphalia.

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

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