Job Bye

6 December 1835–
Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Job

When Job Bye was born on 6 December 1835, in Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Bye, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ann Hatherall, was 36. He lived in Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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James Bye
Mary Ann Hatherall
Thomas Bye
Joseph Bye
Job Bye
Jemima Bye
Ann Bye
James Bye
Mark Bye

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World Events (8)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

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 45

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

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a bend, for example in a river, from Middle English bye ‘bend’ (from Old English byge, a derivative of būgan ‘to bow’). Reaney suggests that occasionally it may be from an Old English personal name of obscure origin.2 Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name from any of various farms named By, from Old Norse býr ‘farm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Job Bye in household of Ann Ponting, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Job Buy in household of Ann Buy, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Job Buy, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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