Martha Cleaves

28 August 1851–14 October 1940 (Age 89)
Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Martha

When Martha Cleaves was born on 28 August 1851, in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Job Cleaves, was 35 and her mother, Martha Robbins, was 30. She married William Davey on 18 October 1868, in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 14 October 1940, in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William Davey
1845–1917
Martha Cleaves
1851–1940
Marriage: 18 October 1868
Agnes Jane Davey
1869–
Elisa Maude Davey
1879–1933

Spouse and Children

    William Davey

    Male1845–1917Male

    Female1851–1940Female

MARRIAGE
18 October 1868
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
children

(2)

    Agnes Jane Davey

    Female1869–Female

    Elisa Maude Davey

    Female1879–1933Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1867

Age 16

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cleaves in Devon ( see Cleve ).

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

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