Harriet Meredith

12 May 1822–20 October 1900 (Age 78)
Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Meredith was born on 12 May 1822, in Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Meredith, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Hall, was 24. She married William Gough on 6 November 1845, in Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Shropshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States in 1900. She died on 20 October 1900, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

William Gough
Harriet Meredith
Marriage: 6 November 1845
John Gough
Josiah Gough
Mary Gough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1845Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 11
    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.
    Age 21
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Meredydd (Old Welsh Morgetiud, Middle Welsh Maredudd, from a possible British Celtic ethnic name of the type Morgetes + iǖth ‘lord’). Compare Beddow .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (28)

    • H Braffit in household of Braffit, "United States Census, 1870"
    • <Unknown> in entry for John Gough, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Harriet Gough in household of William Gough, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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