Ann Moreton

23 January 1828–10 July 1888 (Age 60)
Anderton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Moreton was born on 23 January 1828, in Anderton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Moreton, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Rycroft, was 29. She married Thomas Grange on 11 February 1850, in Great Budworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Cogshall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 10 July 1888, in Aston-by-Budworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60, and was buried in Great Budworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Grange
Ann Moreton
Marriage: 11 February 1850
Margaret Grange
William Grange
Mary Grange
Aurther Grange
Elizabeth Grange
Thomas Grange
Ann Grange
Jane Grange
Emma Grange

Spouse and Children

11 February 1850
Great Budworth, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Thomas Moreton



    John Moreton


    Ellen Moreton


    Catharine Moreton


+1 More Child

World Events (5)


Age 2

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 5

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 26

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

1 English: variant spelling of Morton 1.2 French: nickname from a double diminutive of More 2.3 Spanish (Moretón): from moretón ‘brown’, ‘tanned’ (of skin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Grange in household of Thomas Grange, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ann Grange in household of Thomas Grange, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ann Grange in household of Thomas Grange, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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