Abbot Vinters

13 December 1759–15 March 1801
Bythorn, Huntingdonshire, England

The Life of Abbot

Abbot Vinters was born on 13 December 1759, in Bythorn, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Abbot Venters and Ann Ekins. He married Catharine Sutton on 26 November 1787, in Bythorn, Huntingdonshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He was buried in Bythorn, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Abbot Vinters
Catharine Sutton
Marriage: 26 November 1787
Abbot Venters

Spouse and Children

26 November 1787
Bythorn, Huntingdonshire, England


Parents and Siblings

    Abbot Venters


    Ann Ekins





    Thomas Ekins Venters


World Events (5)

1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 11

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 16

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 28

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: probably a nickname for a daring person, from Middle English aventurous ‘bold’, ‘venturesome’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abbot Venters, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"
  • Abbot Vinters, "England, Huntingdonshire Parish Registers"
  • Abbot, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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