Bessie Wynn

Female1871–

Brief Life History of Bessie

Bessie Wynn was born in 1871, in Rackenford, Devon, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Rackenford, Devon, England in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Palfrey
1851–1926
Sarah Ann Winn
1844–1920
Eva Whin
1867–
Bessie Wynn
1871–

Sources (2)

  • Bessie Wynn in household of Lewis Palfrey, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Bessie Wynn in household of Lewis Palfrey, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 9

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

1884

Age 13

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 33

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: from a Middle English survival of the Old English word wine ‘friend’. There was also an Old English personal name Wine, derived from this word, which may have given rise to the surname. It is supported by the variety of surnames that evidently originated in patronymic or diminutive forms of this name, such as Winson .

Welsh: from gwyn ‘fair, white’, also used as a personal name. See also Gwin .

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

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