William Benson Milner

Male1 July 1798–about 1869

Brief Life History 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's 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 for about 10 years. He died about 1869, at the age of 72, and was buried in St Michael's on Wyre, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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William Benson Milner
Mary Jemson
Marriage: 4 December 1837
John Milner
Evan Milner
William Jemson Milner
Thomas Milner
Ann Milner

Sources (30)

  • William B Milner, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Benson Milner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Benson Millner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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  • Marriage
    4 December 1837St Michael's on Wyre, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 17

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


    Age 25

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern, especially Yorkshire): variant of Miller , retaining the -n- of the Middle English word milnere ‘miller’.

    German: variant of Müller (see Mueller ).

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

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