Ann Sutton

1768–29 January 1848 (Age 80)
Crundale, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Sutton was born in 1768, in Crundale, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Sutton, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Nowers, was 31. She married John Matson on 22 July 1789, in Boughton Aluph, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 29 January 1848, in Boughton Aluph, Kent, England, at the age of 80, and was buried in Boughton Aluph, Kent, England.

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John Matson
1773–
Ann Sutton
1768–1848
Marriage: 22 July 1789
Charlotte Matson
1795–

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World Events (8)

1770 · Boston Tea Party
Age 2
Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
Age 7
"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Age 21
"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English sūð ‘south’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (8)

  • Ann Sutton, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"
  • Ann Matson in entry for Charlotte Matson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann Sutton, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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