Mary Ann Downes

21 May 1788–
Great Melton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Downes was born on 21 May 1788, in Great Melton, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Downes, was 30 and her mother, Ann Page, was 28.

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Robert Downes
Ann Page
Ann Downs
James Downes
Elisabeth Downes
Mary Ann Downes
Hannah Downes
Robert Downes
Sarah Downes
Rebecca Downes

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World Events (7)

1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 1

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Age 27

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

Age 35

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant (plural) of Down .2 Irish (Counties Clare and Limerick): reduced Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Dubháin ( see Doane ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Mary Ann Downes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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