Caroline Watson

Brief Life History of Caroline

Caroline Watson was born about 1810, in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Ebbs on 3 April 1831. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ebbs
1810–
Caroline Watson
1810–
Marriage: 3 April 1831
Sarah Ann Ebbs
1831–
John Ebbs
1833–
George Ebbs
1835–
Louisa Ebbs
1835–
Charity Ebbs
1840–
Benjamin Ebbs
1842–1843
Thomas Ebbs
1844–
Charles Ebbs
1851–
Mary Ebbs
1855–

Sources (9)

  • Caroline Ebbs, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Caroline in entry for Charity Ebbs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Caroline in entry for George Ebbs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (8)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: patronymic meaning ‘son of Wat’, a pet form of Walter that was particularly common in Scotland and northern England. See Watt .

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

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