Mary Elisabeth Draper

about 1866–
England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Elisabeth

When Mary Elisabeth Draper was born about 1866, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Draper, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann Wann, was 27.

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Charles Draper
Mary Ann Wann
John William Draper
Sarah Jane
Mary Elisabeth Draper
Charlotte Draper
Annie Draper

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 14
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 18
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale
Age 38
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.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Draper, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Elisabeth Draper - Church record: Passenger or voyage record: birth-name: Mary Elisabeth Draper

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