Ann Stretch

17 March 1857–
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ann

When Ann Stretch was born on 17 March 1857, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Patrick Stretch, was 47 and her mother, Bridget McManus, was 34. She lived in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Rhode Island, United States in 1870.

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Patrick Stretch
Bridget McManus
Catharine Stretch
Mary Stritch
Thomas Henry Stritch
Michael Stritch
Patrick Stritch
Abbie Stritch
Ann Stretch

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World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 5

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English strech, strecche ‘strong’, ‘violent’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Stretch in household of Bridget Stretch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Annie Stretch in household of Bridget Stretch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ann Stretch, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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