Ann Higson

about 1740–September 1769 (Age 29)
Lancashire, England

The Life of Ann

Ann Higson was born about 1740, in Lancashire, England. She married James Mort on 28 May 1765, in Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in September 1769, in Tyldesley cum Shakerley, Lancashire, England, at the age of 29, and was buried in Deane, Lancashire, England.

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James Mort
Ann Higson
Marriage: 28 May 1765
Mary Mort
Betty Mort
Robert Mort

Spouse and Children

28 May 1765
Leigh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (2)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 12

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.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 14

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hickson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Ann Higson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann in entry for Martha Mort, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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