Ann Fall

6 August 1812–25 December 1888 (Age 76)
Aldbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Fall was born on 6 August 1812, in Aldbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Fall, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Rowston, was 32. She married Thomas Freestone on 1 August 1837, in Crapaud, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 December 1888, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Alpine Cemetery, Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Freestone
Ann Fall
Marriage: 1 August 1837
George Freestone
James Fall Freestone
Elizabeth Ann Freestone
Rhoda Francis Freestone
Phoebe Ellen Freestone
Mary Freestone
Johanna Freestone
Emma Sarah Freestone
Jane Marie Freestone

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1837Crapaud, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 9
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 20
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: African/Muslim Cheikh, Amadou, Serigne, Mamadou, Modou, Aboubacar, Awa, Fatou, Idrissa, Matar, Moctar, Oumou.Scottish or Irish: shortened form of McFall .English: topographic name, Middle English fal(le) ‘fall, descent’ (from Old English (ge)feall or (ge)fall ‘felling of trees’, Old Norse fall ‘forest clearing’), denoting a waterfall, steep slope, or (in northern England) a forest clearing.

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

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    Rhoda Freestone

    Rhoda Freestone is the second wife of John Wesley Vance Rhoda Freestone Vance was born December 24, 1844 at Huntsville, Harden County, Ohio. She was the daughter of Thomas Freestone and Ann F …

    Sources (41)

    • Ann Hedneth in household of Andrew Hedneth, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ann Fall, "Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888"
    • Ann Fall in entry for Jane Marie Johnson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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