Mary Ann Bower

1857–
Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Bower was born in 1857, in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of George Bower. She married Edward Wingfield about 1879, in Calow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Hasland, Derbyshire, England in 1891 and Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wingfield
1852–
Mary Ann Bower
1857–
Marriage: about 1879
Jane Wingfield
1880–
Frederick Wingfield
1882–
Eliza Wingfield
1884–
Elinor Wingfield
1887–
Jessie Wingfield
1889–
Fred Wingfield
1889–
Dorothy Wingfield
1892–
Elizabeth Wingfield
1893–
Annie Wingfield
1897–
Elsie Wingfield
1899–
Hilda Wingfield
1902–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1879
Calow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    Jane Wingfield

    Female1880–Female

    Frederick Wingfield

    Male1882–Male

    Eliza Wingfield

    Female1884–Female

    Elinor Wingfield

    Female1887–Female

    Jessie Wingfield

    Female1889–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Bower

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 23

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 47

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: occupational name for a bow maker, Older Scots bowar, equivalent to English Bowyer .2 English and Scottish: from Middle English bur, bour ‘bower’, ‘cottage’, ‘inner room’ (Old English būr), hence a topographic name for someone who lived in a small cottage, an occupational name for a house servant who attended his master in his private quarters ( see Bowerman ), or a habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex, named Bower or Bowers from this word.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary A Wingfield in household of Edward Wingfield, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Mary Ann Wingfield in household of Hannah Wingfield, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Ann Wingfield in entry for Frederick Wingfield, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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