Joseph Mellor

about 1726–16 December 1755 (Age 29)
Oldham, Lancashire, England

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Mellor was born about 1726, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, his father, Joseph Mellor, was 28 and his mother, Mary Hall, was 23. He married Alice Taylor on 1 August 1751, in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He died on 16 December 1755, at the age of 29, and was buried in Oldham, Lancashire, England.

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Joseph Mellor
Alice Taylor
Marriage: 1 August 1751

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1 August 1751
Oldham, Lancashire, England

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World Events (2)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 26

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 28

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire, West Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, earlier recorded as Melver, and named from ancient British words that are ancestors of Welsh moel ‘bare’ + bre ‘hill’.

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

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  • Joseph Mellor, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Joseph Mellor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Mellor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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