Anne Gunningham

1756–Female
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

When Anne Gunningham was born on 7 May 1756, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Gunningham, was 36 and her mother, Mary Poole, was 34. She married John Bright on 1 February 1779, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

John Bright
1756–
Anne Gunningham
1756–
Marriage: 1 February 1779
Sarah Bright
1779–
Mary Bright
1781–
Mary Bright
1781–
Grace Bright
1783–
Ann Bright
1785–
John Bright
1788–1866
Andrew Bright
1793–1852
Joan Bright
1791–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1779
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Gunningham

    Male1720–1797Male

    Female1722–1768Female

siblings

(6)

    John Gunningham

    Male1743–Male

    Robert Gunningham

    Male1745–1813Male

    Female1753–Female

    Jonathan Gunningham

    Male1754–Male

    Female1755–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 45

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 59

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 67

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a district in Ayrshire, first recorded in 1153 in the form Cunegan, a Celtic name of uncertain origin. The spellings in -ham, first recorded in 1180 , and in -ynghame, first recorded in 1227 , represent a gradual assimilation to the English placename element -ingham.2 Irish: surname adopted from Scottish by bearers of Gaelic Ó Cuinneagáin ‘descendant of Cuinneagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of the Old Irish personal name Conn meaning ‘leader’, ‘chief’.

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

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