Ann Wild

24 August 1743–
Owslebury, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Wild was christened on 24 August 1743, in Owslebury, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Wild, was 30 and her mother, Mary Gidge, was 29. She had at least 1 daughter with Richard Sims.

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Richard Sims
Ann Wild
Sarah Sims

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1801 · The Act of Union
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
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.
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English wilde ‘wild, violent’ (Old English wilde), hence a nickname for a man of violent and undisciplined character, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of overgrown uncultivated land (from Middle English wilde (noun) ‘wild place, wasteland’).English: variant of Wile , with excrescent -d.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1 above, from Middle High German wilde, wilt, German wild ‘wild’, also used in the sense ‘strange, foreign’, and therefore in some cases a nickname for an incomer.

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

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  • Ann in entry for Sarah Sims, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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