Ann Henn

about 1627–
Thomastown, County Tipperary, Ireland

The Life Summary of Ann

Ann Henn was born about 1627, in Thomastown, County Tipperary, Ireland. She married George Mathew Esq about 1654, in Thomastown, County Tipperary, Ireland.

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George Mathew Esq
Ann Henn
Marriage: about 1654

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World Events (3)

Age 14
Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands, later joined by Old English Catholics in Ireland. Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English. English settlers were driven out of Ulster. Catholics hold 59% of land in Ireland.
Age 22
The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.
Age 45
Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands):1. from the Middle English personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry . 2. from Middle English hen(e) ‘hen’ (Old English henn, related to hana ‘cock’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or seller of poultry or as a nickname, perhaps for a fussy man. 3. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ); or a variant of Hein . 4. German: variant of Henne 1 and 3.

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

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