Hannah Lark

Female17 September 1873–

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Lark was born on 17 September 1873, in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Elias Leaman, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Mead, was 46. She married Samuel William Gay on 3 June 1911, in Sidmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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Samuel William Gay
Hannah Lark
Marriage: 3 June 1911

Sources (2)

  • Also called Annie, for instance the Widecombe in the Moor Primary School admissions register.
  • Widecombe in the Moor parish baptism register entry #1445, 'daughter of Elizabeth Lark of Widecombe, widow'.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1911Sidmouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 7

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


    Age 11

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 31

    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: nickname, perhaps for a good singer, from Middle English from Middle English larke, laverak, laverok, leverok, leverk, loverke ‘lark’ (Old English lāwerce, lǣwerce).

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

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