Ann Piers

4 March 1736–
Burntisland, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Piers was born on 4 March 1736, her father, John Piers, was 24 and her mother, Christian Anderson, was 21. She married John Burns Jr. on 5 May 1765, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Burns Jr.
1744–
Ann Piers
1736–
Marriage: 5 May 1765
Mary Burns
1766–
John Burns III
1767–1824
Sarah Burns
1769–
Anne Burn
1773–
Marjory Burn
1774–

Spouse and Children

    John Burns Jr.

    Male1744–Male

    Female1736–Female

MARRIAGE
5 May 1765
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John Piers

    Male1712–Male

    Christian Anderson

    Female1715–Female

siblings

(6)

    Robert Piers

    Male1732–Male

    Christian Piers

    Female1734–Female

    Female1736–Female

    William Piers

    Male1740–Male

    Marjory Piers

    Female1741–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 66

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 79

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 94

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the personal name Piers ( see Pierce ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anne Peer in entry for Anne Burn, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Ann Piers in entry for John Burns, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Ann Piers in entry for Mary Burns, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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