Mary Ann Dean

2 July 1850–1854 (Age 3)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Dean was born on 2 July 1850, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Dean, was 40 and her mother, Ann Jones, was 31. She died in 1854, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 4.

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Henry Dean
Ann Jones
Thomas Dean
Mary Ann Dean
Lusanna Dean
Henry Dean

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World Events (1)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 4
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean or Dene from this word.English: nickname or occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official, the head of a chapter of canons or a church official with jurisdiction over a sub-division of an archdeaconry. Though no doubt some deans had illegitimate children, they were officially celibate, and in the main the surname is probably a nickname in origin, similar to Bishop , Prior , Priest , and Monk . The Middle English word deen, dien, dein, is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, doien from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .English: from the Middle English personal name Deyne (or Dene) a rhyming pet form of Reynald (see Reginald ).

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

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Sources (4)

  • Marianne Dean in household of Henry Dean, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Marianne Dean in household of Henry Dean, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann DEAN - Government record: birth-name: Mary Ann DEAN

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