Ann Dunford

1721–6 April 1759 (Age 38)
Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Dunford was born in 1721, in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Dunford, was 31 and her mother, Jane, was 27. She married Jeffery Newman on 5 April 1755. She died on 6 April 1759, in Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 38.

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Jeffery Newman
Ann Dunford
Marriage: 5 April 1755

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5 April 1755

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dunford Bridge, a hamlet near Penistone, West Yorkshire, so called from the river Don (a British name, possibly meaning ‘river’) + Old English ford ‘ford’, or from Dunford House in Methley, West Yorkshire, which is named in Old English as ‘Dunn's ford’ ( see Dunn 2). Reaney suggests that the name may also have arisen from places called Durnford in Somerset and Wiltshire. (Great) Durnford in Wiltshire was named in Old English as ‘hidden ford’ (dierne + ford).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anne Dunford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann Dunford, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann Dunford, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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