Ann Ridgway

29 April 1739–
Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Ridgway was born on 29 April 1739, in Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Anthony Ridgeway, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Mitchell, was 41. She married John Tippins on 10 July 1775, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She died in Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, England, and was buried in Thornborough, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Tippins
Ann Ridgway
Marriage: 10 July 1775

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10 July 1775
Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 13

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 15

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.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Age 31

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ridgeway .

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

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  • Ann Ridgeway, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann Ridgway, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann Ridgway, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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