Margaret Massey

Female31 December 1802–

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Massey was christened on 31 December 1802, in Shawbury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Massey, was 46 and her mother, Ann, was 31.

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William Massey
Thomas Massey
Ann Massey
Ralph Massey
Elizabeth Massey
Margaret Massey
Jane Massey

Sources (2)

  • Margaret Massey, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Margaret Massey, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


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


Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Massy, a pet form of Matthew . Compare Mace .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or more of several places in Normandy, such as Macey (Manche), Massy (Seine-Maritime), Macé-sur-Orne (Orne), and La Ferté Macé (Orne).

English: variant of Marsay (see Marcey ).

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

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