Ann Sprey

about 1754–
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

Ann Sprey was born about 1754, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Martin Slack on 29 December 1777. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Martin Slack
1755–
Ann Sprey
1754–
Marriage: 29 December 1777
Ann Slack
1779–
John Slack
1779–1859
John Slack
1780–
Mary Slack
1782–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 December 1777
children

(4)

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 47

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 54

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 61

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): nickname for a thin person, from Middle English spray ‘slender branch’ (of uncertain origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Slack in entry for Mary Slack, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Ann Slack in entry for Ann Slack, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Ann Slack in entry for Ann Slack, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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