Ann Brooks

Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Brooks was born in 1782, in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Brook, was 40 and her mother, Grace Collins, was 36. She married James Marchbanks on 29 March 1800, in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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James Marchbanks
Ann Brooks
Marriage: 29 March 1800
James Marchbanks
Elizabeth Marchbanks
Mary Marchbanks

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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 19
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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
Age 26
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 33
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Ann Marchbanks in entry for Mary Marchbanks, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
  • Ann Brooks, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Ann Brooks, "England, Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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