Ann Maggs

Kilmersdon, Somerset, England

The Life of Ann

Ann Maggs was born in 1747, in Kilmersdon, Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Benjamin Maggs and Sarah Barkstall. She married James Carter on 30 May 1768, in Paulton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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James Carter
Ann Maggs
Marriage: 30 May 1768
Simon Carter
James Carter
Susannah Carter
Ann Carter
William Carter
Joseph Carter

Spouse and Children

30 May 1768
Paulton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Maggs


    Sarah Barkstall





    Sarah Maggs


    Grace Maggs


    James Maggs


    Virtue Maggs


World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 5

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 7

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 40

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Somerset and Wiltshire): metronymic from the medieval female personal name Mag(ge), a pet form of Margaret ( see Margeson ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann in entry for Shusanna Carter, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Ann in entry for Susanna Carter, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Ann Maggs, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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