Mary Ann Dunn

29 May 1801–
Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Dunn was born on 29 May 1801, in Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Dunn, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Braisier, was 30. She married Peter Francis Olivere on 4 October 1824, in Whitechapel, Middlesex, England. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Peter Francis Olivere
1803–
Mary Ann Dunn
1801–
Marriage: 4 October 1824
Susannah Mary Olivere ( Oliviear)
1825–1899

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 October 1824
Whitechapel, Middlesex, England
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1774–Male

    Elizabeth Braisier

    Female1771–Female

siblings

(7)

    George Dunn

    Male1796–Male

    Mary Dunn

    Female1798–Female

    Female1798–Female

    Mary Dunn

    Female1800–1838Female

    Female1801–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 30

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
1834 · Removal of Menagerie from the Tower of London

Age 33

The royal menagerie was something more of a zoo with different types of animals and was removed from the tower in 1835.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Dunn, "England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992"
  • Mary Dunn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Dunn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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