Caroline Rooker

11 May 1825–
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Caroline

Caroline Rooker was born on 11 May 1825, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. She married William L Pratt on 7 April 1844, in Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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William L Pratt
Caroline Rooker
Marriage: 7 April 1844
Selena Pratt
Selina Pratt
George Pratt
Eliza Pratt
Orson William Pratt
Lelwin William Pratt
Emily Pratt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1844Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 8
    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.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 55
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a spinner or a maker of distaffs, from an agent derivative of Middle English rok(ke) ‘distaff’ (see Rock ).English: from an agent derivative of Middle English rok(ke) ‘rock’. The surname may be topographic, signifying someone who lived beside a prominent rock or rocky outcrop, or habitational, denoting someone who lived at a place so named. See Rock .Dutch: metonymic occupational name for someone who smokes fish or meat.

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

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