Samuel Spencer

5 November 1801–
Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Spencer was born on 5 November 1801, in Middleton, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Spencer, was 39 and his mother, Hannah Maria Porter, was 31. He married Ann Johnson on 5 June 1827, in North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Spencer
1801–
Ann Johnson
1806–
Marriage: 5 June 1827
Mary Anne Spencer
1828–
George Spencer
1829–
Samuel Spencer
1833–
John Spencer
1836–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1827
North Wingfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Mary Anne Spencer

    Female1828–Female

    George Spencer

    Male1829–Male

    Samuel Spencer

    Male1833–Male

    John Spencer

    Male1836–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 7

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 32

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: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Spencer, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Samuel Spencer in entry for John Spencer, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Samuel Spencer in entry for George Spencer, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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