Ann Bright

about 23 October 1785–
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Bright was born about 23 October 1785, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Bright, was 29 and her mother, Anne Gunningham, was 29.

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Family Time Line

John Bright
1756–1831
Anne Gunningham
1756–
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

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 16
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 30
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823
Age 38
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

(1997: 10933;2007: 24122; 2010: 33281)English: usually a nickname from Middle English bright ‘bright, good-looking, fresh-faced’ (Old English beorht ‘bright, shining’).English: perhaps occasionally from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Briht, Beorht, from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element, such as Beorhtrīc ‘bright’ + ‘powerful’. Compare Bert .

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

Possible Related Names

Blick
Bert
Brite

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