Mary Napper

about 1856–
Bonehill, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Napper was born about 1856, in Bonehill, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 24

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

Age 28

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 52

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a naperer, the servant in charge of the linen in use in a great house, Middle English, Old French nap(p)ier. Compare Scottish Napier .2 Dutch: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch nappen ‘prick’, ‘sting’, ‘bite’.3 Dutch: occupational name from an agent derivative of nap ‘cup’, denoting a turner who made cups, dishes, and bowls.

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

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