Ann Nixon

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Nixon was born about 1716, in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Nixon, was 37 and her mother, Anne Harding, was 35. She married John Virgin on 11 October 1738, in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 March 1779, in her hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Virgin
1708–1768
Ann Nixon
1716–1779
Marriage: 11 October 1738
Mary Virgin
1735–
William Virgin
1741–1749
John Virgin
1744–
Joseph Virgin
1746–
Alice Virgin
1749–
Anne Virgin
1750–1750
Samuel Virgin
1752–1833
Elizabeth Virgin
1756–

Sources (12)

  • Anne Nixon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann Nixon, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Anne in entry for Joseph Virgin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Name Meaning

English (northern), Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas . This is a famous Scottish Borders surname, which has also been established in Ireland since the Plantation of Ulster during the 17th century.

Americanized form of Finnish Nissinen, from the personal name Nissi, a pet form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ) + the surname suffix -nen.

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

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