Amelia Jemima Creasy

March 1849–June 1877 (Age 28)
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Amelia Jemima

When Amelia Jemima Creasy was born in March 1849, in London, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Creasy, was 41 and her mother, Maria Creasey, was 22. She married Joseph Walter Woodroffe on 7 November 1869, in Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Worth, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died in June 1877, in Camberwell, Surrey, England, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Walter Woodroffe
1849–1938
Amelia Jemima Creasy
1849–1877
Marriage: 7 November 1869
Rose Amelia Woodroffe
1870–1907
Emily Harriet Woodroffe
1871–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1869
Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    James Creasy

    Male1808–Male

    Maria Creasey

    Female1827–Female

siblings

(5)

    William Creasey

    Male1846–Male

    Edward Creasey

    Male1848–Male

    Female1849–1877Female

    Mary A A Creasy

    Female1853–Female

    Emma Creasy

    Female1856–Female

World Events (5)

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 3

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

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.
1859 · Big Ben

Age 10

Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English crease ‘fine’, ‘elegant’ (Old English crēas).2 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kriese , Griese , Krieser , or Grieser , or of Swiss German Krüsi, a variant of Kraus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Creasy, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Amelia Creasey in household of James Creasey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Amelia Jennina Creasy in household of James Creasy, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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