Mary Ann Burton

1805–8 April 1861 (Age 56)
Orton Waterville, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Burton was born in 1805, in Orton Waterville, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Burton and Elizabeth. She married Thomas Cunnington on 23 January 1825, in Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Chesterton, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 8 April 1861, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.

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Thomas Cunnington
Mary Ann Burton
Marriage: 23 January 1825
Marianne Nicholls
Clement Cunington
John Cunnington
Mary Anne Cunnington
William Cunnington
Thomas Cunnington
Benjamin Cunnington
James Cunnington
Elizabeth Cunnington

Spouse and Children

23 January 1825
Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Burton






World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 3

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.

Age 10

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

Age 18

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Cunnington in household of Thomas Cunnington, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Cunnington in household of Thomas Cunnington, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Burton in entry for Thomas Cunnington, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"

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