Mary Sophia Higgs


Brief Life History of Mary Sophia

Mary Sophia Higgs was born in 1872, in Berkshire, England. She married John Silas Godman in 1890, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Willesden, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in 1944, in London, Middlesex, England, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

John Silas Godman
Mary Sophia Higgs
Marriage: 1890
William J Godman
William J Godman
George Edward Godman
William John Godman

Sources (4)

  • Sophia Goodman in household of Arthur Phillips, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Sophia Godman im Eintrag für George Edward Godman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary S Godman im Haushalt von John S Godman, „England and Wales Census, 1901“

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1890England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 8

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


    Age 12

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1904 · The Entente Cordiale

    Age 32

    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


    variant of Hicks with voicing of -k-.

    variant of Higg, itself from Middle English Higge (a pet form of Hugh), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Higson .

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

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