William Benson Milner

1 July 1798–
St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Benson

When William Benson Milner was born on 1 July 1798, his father, John Milner, was 29 and his mother, Ann Benson, was 26. He married Mary Jemson on 4 December 1837, in St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Toxteth Park St Michael, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Inskip, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

William Benson Milner
1798–
Mary Jemson
1811–
Marriage: 4 December 1837
John Milner
1838–1908
Evan Milner
1840–1926
William Jemson Milner
1843–
Thomas Milner
1846–1917
Ann Milner
1849–

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1815
Age 17
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire
Age 27
The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1830
Age 32
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Northern English (mainly Yorkshire) and Scottish: variant of Miller , retaining the -n- of the Middle English word, which was a result of Scandinavian linguistic influence, as in Old Norse mylnari.

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

Possible Related Names

Miller
Milliner
Millner
Milne
Milnes
Milnor

Sources (15)

  • William Milner, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Wm Milner, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Milner in entry for Evan Milner and Eleanor Butler, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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