Ann Mohun

about 1648–
St Winnow, Cornwall, England

The Life of Ann

Ann Mohun was born about 1648, in St Winnow, Cornwall, England as the daughter of R John Mohun and ER Catherine Welles. She married John Hockaday about 1680, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

John Hockaday
Ann Mohun
Marriage: about 1680
Warwick Hockaday

Spouse and Children

about 1680
England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    R John Mohun


    ER Catherine Welles




World Events (4)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 40

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 72

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 104

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mocháin ‘descendant of Mochán’, a personal name from a diminutive of moch ‘early’, ‘timely’. In Connacht this name was changed to Mahon ; it is also found translated into English as Early . It has been used to represent the Norman habitational surname de Mohun.2 Indian (Panjab and southern states): Hindu name from Sanskrit mohana ‘fascinating’, ‘infatuating’, an epithet of the god Krishna. In the Panjab, it is a Brahman name based on the name of a clan in the Mohyal subgroup of Saraswat Brahmans; it probably evolved from an ancestral personal name. In the southern states this is only found as a male given name; it has also come to be used as a family name in the U.S. among familes from South India.

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

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Story Highlight

Warrick Hockaday's Parents

Date: Sat, 16 Aug 1997 13:01:26 -0400 (EDT) --------------------- Forwarded message: Subj: Warwick Hockaday Date: 97-08-16 12:47:50 EDT From: JWDoyleJr To: In Do …

Sources (2)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

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