Anne Wetmore

about 1861–
New York, United States

The Life of Anne

When Anne Wetmore was born about 1861, in New York, United States, her father, Lyman Wetmore, was 65 and her mother, Deborah Elliott, was 32. She had at least 1 daughter with William Hughes.

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Family Time Line

William Hughes
Anne Wetmore
1861–
Margaret Hughes
1883–

Spouse and Children

    William Hughes

    MaleMale

    Female1861–Female

children

(1)

    Margaret Hughes

    Female1883–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 56

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Wetmore, for example in Staffordshire, Shropshire, and Hereford and Worcester, Wet Moor in Somerset, or Wetmoor Hall Farm in Staffordshire, mostly named with Old English wēt ‘wet’, ‘damp’ + mōr ‘moor’, ‘mashland’, although the first element of Wetmore in Staffordshire is Old English wiht ‘river bend’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Anne in entry for Margaret Hughes, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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