William Benson Milner

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

The Life 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.

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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–
William Jemson Milner
1843–
Thomas Milner
1846–1917
Ann Milner
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 December 1837
St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Male1838–1908Male

    Evan Milner

    Male1840–Male

    William Jemson Milner

    Male1843–Male

    Thomas Milner

    Male1846–1917Male

    Ann Milner

    Female1848–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

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.

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Sources (3)

  • William Benson Millner in entry for Evan Millner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Benson Millner in entry for Evan, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • William Benson Millner in entry for Evan, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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