Ann Isabella Bicknell

Brief Life History of Ann Isabella

When Ann Isabella Bicknell was born on 30 January 1824, in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jesse Bicknell Jr, was 21 and her mother, Susannah H Tourgee, was 20. She married Albro L Kingsley in 1853, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1850. She died on 7 March 1888, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albro L Kingsley
1826–1893
Ann Isabella Bicknell
1824–1888
Marriage: 1853
Lydia B Kingsley
1855–
John Henry Kingsley
1856–1929

Sources (14)

  • Ann F Kingsley in household of Albro L Kingsley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Isabella Bicknell, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Ann I. Bicknell, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1841 · Dorr Rebellion

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire, Bickenhall in Somerset or Bignell in Oxfordshire. The former two are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. Bignell is named with the Old English personal name Biga + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Bignell .

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

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