Ann Priestley

23 August 1756–about 1835 (Age 78)
Dunston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Priestley was born on 23 August 1756, in Dunston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Priestley, was 34 and her mother, Ann Peers, was 34. She married William Goy about 1780, in Dunston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died about 1835, in her hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dunston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Goy
1756–1833
Ann Priestley
1756–1835
Marriage: about 1780
Mary Goy
1779–1809
William Goy
1782–1869
Edward Goy
1785–
Robert Goy
1786–1856
Anne Goy
1788–
John Goy
1790–
Sarah Goy
1792–
Joseph Goy
1794–
Jane Goy
1795–1868

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1780
Dunston, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Mary Goy

    Female1779–1809Female

    William Goy

    Male1782–1869Male

    Male1785–Male

    Male1786–1856Male

    Anne Goy

    Female1788–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Priestley

    Male1722–Male

    Ann Peers

    Female1722–Female

siblings

(5)

    Richard Priestley

    Male1753–Male

    Joseph Priestley

    Male1754–1831Male

    Female1756–1835Female

    Male1759–1835Male

    Edward Priestley

    Male1759–Male

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 45

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.
1815

Age 59

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 67

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of the various minor places so named, especially the one in North Yorkshire. These are named from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, i.e. a wood or clearing belonging to the Church.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ann Goy in entry for William Goy, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Anne Priestley, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Ann Goy in entry for John Goy, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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