Ann Molleson

27 December 1728–
Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Molleson was born on 27 December 1728, in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, John Molleson Jr., was 28 and her mother, Kesiah Blackford, was 25. She married Thomas McPherson in 1746, in Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in New Jersey, United States, and was buried in New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas McPherson
1728–1784
Ann Molleson
1728–
Marriage: 1746
Reuben McPherson
1754–1793
Sarah McPherson
1764–1784

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1746Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1775
    Age 47
    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
    1776
    Age 48
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1789
    Age 61
    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: metronymic from the female personal name Mille, aderivative of Old English milde ‘mild, gentle’. Compare Melson .History: Sander (Alexander) Milleson was one of 150 Scottish prisonerscaptured in the English Civil War and brought to Boston as anindentured servant in 1652 aboard the John and Sara.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Melson

    Sources (1)

    • Anne Molleson, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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