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
Mary Ann Dunn
Marriage: 4 October 1824
Susannah Mary Olivere ( Oliviear)

Spouse and Children

4 October 1824
Whitechapel, Middlesex, England


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Braisier




    George Dunn


    Mary Dunn



    Mary Dunn



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


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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