Mary Elizabeth Skeer

1892–
Borough Green, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Skeer was born in 1892, in Borough Green, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Skeer, was 26 and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Attaway, was 21. She lived in Pluckley, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Headcorn, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

John Skeer
1866–
Annie Elizabeth Attaway
1871–
Mary Elizabeth Skeer
1892–
George Skeer
1894–
Thomas John Skeer
1896–1971
Annie Skeer
1898–
Charles Edward Skeer
1900–1934
Albert Skeer
1904–1975
James Daniel Skeer
1904–
Winifred Sarah Skeer
1907–
Henry Skeer
1910–

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 32

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Norwegian Skjær, a habitational name, meaning ‘skerry’, ‘rock’, from any of several farmsteads so named.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Elizabeth Skeer in household of William Knights, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Mary Skeer in household of John Skeer, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Mary Skeer in household of John Skeer, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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