Virtue Spicer

7 July 1805–
Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Virtue

When Virtue Spicer was christened on 7 July 1805, in Warminster, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Spicer, was 30 and her mother, Martha Turner, was 26. She married Henry Robert Smith in October 1844, in Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Henry Robert Smith
1812–
Virtue Spicer
1805–
Marriage: October 1844

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
October 1844
Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

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

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a seller of spices, Middle English spic(i)er (a reduced form of Old French espicier, Late Latin speciarius, an agent derivative of species ‘spice’, ‘groceries’, ‘merchandise’).2 Jewish (from Poland): variant of Spitzer .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Virtue, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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