John Ayers

1754–1826 (Age 72)
Winterslow, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Ayers was born in 1754, in Winterslow, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Ayers, was 25 and his mother, Mary Wiggins, was 24. He had at least 1 daughter with Caroline Inwards. He died in 1826, at the age of 72.

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John Ayers
Caroline Inwards
Sarah Ayers

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    Elizabeth Ayres


    James Ayres


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World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 47

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

Age 54

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.

Age 61

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

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Millennium File
  • John Ayres, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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