Anne Bentley

about 1780–9 June 1835 (Age 55)
Haslingden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Anne

When Anne Bentley was born about 1780, in Haslingden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Bentley, was 31 and her mother, Ann, was 27. She married George Birthwistle on 14 February 1801. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 June 1835, at the age of 55.

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George Birthwistle
Anne Bentley
Marriage: 14 February 1801
Thomas Birtwistle
Susan Birtwistle
Peggy Birtwistle
Ann Birtwistle
John Birtwistle
George Birtwistle
Richard Birtwistle
Nellie Birtwistle
Joseph Birtwistle

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union
Age 21
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 28
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 35
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: habitational name from any of various places, the chief of which are in Derbyshire, Essex, Hampshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and East and South Yorkshire. The place name is from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss Bandle or Bandli or German Bentele, all short forms of the medieval personal name Pantaleon ( see Pantaleo ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann in entry for Susan Birtwisle, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anne Bentley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Anne in entry for Thomas, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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