Mary Ann Cunnington

31 December 1854–29 October 1911 (Age 56)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Cunnington was born on 31 December 1854, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, her father, Clement Cunington, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Patrick, was 25. She married John Lover Wool on 24 June 1874, in Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in New South Wales, Australia in 1854. She died on 29 October 1911, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 56, and was buried in Toowong Cemetery, Toowong, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Lover Wool
1852–1937
Mary Ann Cunnington
1854–1911
Marriage: 24 June 1874
Mary Ann Elizabeth Ada Wool
1875–1963
Alice Selina Wool
1877–1878
Arthur Edward Wool
1879–1945
Charles Alfred Wool
1880–1935
Frederick John Wool
1882–1953
Eva May Wool
1885–1970
Herbert Lover Wool
1887–1968
Leonard Wool
1888–1966
Maud Kate Wool
1890–1979

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1874
Queensland, Australia
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1854–1911Female

    Emma Cunnington

    Female1856–1921Female

    William Cunnington

    Male1859–1933Male

    Thomas Cunington

    Male1860–1892Male

    Clement Cunnington

    Male1862–1938Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1867

Age 13

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 16

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1877

Age 23

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Cambridgeshire (one formerly in Huntingdonshire) called Conington, from Old Norse kunung ‘king’, ‘chieftain’ (probably replacing earlier Old English cyning) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Wool, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Mary Ann in entry for John Lover Wool, "Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005"
  • Mary Ann Cunnington Wool, "Find A Grave Index"

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