Anne Bentley

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

George Birthwistle
1776–1848
Anne Bentley
1780–1835
Marriage: 14 February 1801
Thomas Birtwistle
1802–1835
Susan Birtwistle
1804–
Peggy Birtwistle
1806–
Ann Birtwistle
1809–
John Birtwistle
1812–
George Birtwistle
1815–1891
Richard Birtwistle
1817–
Nellie Birtwistle
1820–
Joseph Birtwistle
1822–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 February 1801
children

(9)

    Thomas Birtwistle

    Male1802–1835Male

    Susan Birtwistle

    Female1804–Female

    Peggy Birtwistle

    Female1806–Female

    Ann Birtwistle

    Female1809–Female

    John Birtwistle

    Male1812–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Bentley

    Male1749–Male

    Ann

    Female1753–Female

siblings

(1)

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.
1815

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.

Possible Related Names

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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