Ann Rigby

about 1753–
Bywell, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

Ann Rigby was born about 1753, in Bywell, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Brown on 11 July 1782, in Ombersley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Brown
1751–
Ann Rigby
1753–
Marriage: 11 July 1782
Richard Brown
1777–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1782
Ombersley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 48

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 55

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 62

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

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Rigby in Lancashire, named with Old Norse hryggr ‘ridge’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Rigby, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann in entry for Richard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann in entry for Richard Brown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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