Ann Bott

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Bott was born in 1801, in Hugglescote, Leicestershire, England, her father, William Bott, was 26 and her mother, Mary Cooper, was 21.

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William Bott
Mary Cooper
William Bott
Ann Bott
Hannah Bott

Sources (2)

  • Ann Bott, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ann Bolt, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

World Events (8)

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.


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

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French bot ‘toad’ (compare Bottrell ). Alternatively, from the Middle English personal name Botte (a survival of Old English Botta). Compare Botting .

South German: occupational name for a messenger, from Middle High German bote ‘messenger, emissary’.

Danish: presumably from Dutch bot, both ‘flounder’ (the fish).

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

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