Elizabeth Ann Stanley

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Stanley was born on 7 June 1856, her father, Michael Stanley, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ann King, was 23. She married William Wren on 28 November 1877, in Woolwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Woolwich, Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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William Wren
Elizabeth Ann Stanley
Marriage: 28 November 1877
Frederick William Henry Mortimer Wrenn
Elizabeth Ann Wrenn
Eleanor victoria Maud Wrenn
Lillian Beatrice
Minnie Florence Wrenn
George Thomas Wrenn

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth A Wrenn in household of William Wrenn, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Elizabeth Ann Stanley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Ann in entry for Lillian Beatrice Wren, "India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Stanley, including those in Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire, named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. This English name has been established in Ireland since the 13th century where it was Gaelicized as de Stainléigh.

English: possibly also a variant of Stoneley, a habitational name from Stoneley Green in Burland (Cheshire), Stoneleigh (Warwickshire), or Stonely in Kimbolton (Huntingdonshire), all named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other languages, for example Polish Stanislawski , Greek Anastasiou , and Serbian Stojadinov (patronymic from the personal name Stojadin).

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

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