William Methven

Male1881–

Brief Life History of William

When William Methven was born in 1881, in Hornsey, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Methven, was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Oliver, was 25.

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Family Time Line

William Methven
1855–
Charlotte Oliver
1856–
William Methven
1881–
Charlotte Catherine Methven
1881–
John Methven
1882–1964
Henry Jelphe Sharpe Methven
1888–1933
Daisy Methven
1888–
Charles Aubrey Methven
1891–
Janet Methven
1893–
William Oliver Methven
1897–

Sources (2)

  • William Methven in household of William Methven, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Methven in household of William Methven, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (8)

1884

Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 23

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.

1914

Age 33

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Methven near Perth. The placename probably means ‘middle stone’, from the British ancestors of the Welsh words medd and maen.

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

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