Alice Millington

Brief Life History of Alice

Alice Millington was born on 6 January 1784, in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Edward Taylor and Margaret. She married Henry Hunter on 20 February 1807, in Prescot, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1858, in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 74, and was buried in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Henry Hunter
1787–1870
Alice Millington
1784–1858
Marriage: 20 February 1807
Edward Millington or Hunter
1804–1847
Ann Hunter
1815–
Margaret Hunter
1817–
Ellen Hunter
1808–1852
Mary Hunter
1811–1893
James Hunter
1813–1892
Nancy Hunter
1818–
Elizabeth Hunter
1820–
Charlotte Hunter
1820–
Samuel Hunter
1822–1845
Henry Hunter
1829–1885
Henry Hunter
1830–1917

Sources (16)

  • Alice Hunter in household of Hy Hunter, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Taylor, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alice Millington, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

1815

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places in Cheshire and East Yorkshire. The Cheshire placename derives from Old English mylen ‘mill’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Yorkshire placename probably derives from an Old English personal name Milla + Old English connective -ing- + tūn.

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

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