Ann Court

23 November 1766–3 April 1854 (Age 87)
Great Bowden

The Life of Ann

When Ann Court was born on 23 November 1766, her father, John Cork, was 25 and her mother, Mary, was 21. She died on 3 April 1854, in Broughton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

John Cork
1741–
Mary
1745–
Ann Court
1766–1854

Parents and Siblings

    John Cork

    Male1741–Male

    Mary

    Female1745–Female

siblings

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 35

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 42

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

Age 49

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

Name Meaning

1 English and French: topographic name from Middle English, Old French court(e), curt ‘court’ (Latin cohors, genitive cohortis, ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’). This word was used primarily with reference to the residence of the lord of a manor, and the surname is usually an occupational name for someone employed at a manorial court.2 English: nickname from Old French, Middle English curt ‘short’, ‘small’ (Latin curtus ‘curtailed’, ‘truncated’, ‘cut short’, ‘broken off’).3 Irish: reduced form of McCourt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann Wethers, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ann Withers, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ann Withers in entry for John, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"

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