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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Family Time Line

Robert Downes
1758–
Ann Page
1759–1842
Ann Downs
1783–
James Downes
1784–1855
Elisabeth Downes
1785–
Mary Ann Downes
1788–
Hannah Downes
1790–1880
Robert Downes
1792–
Sarah Downes
1795–
Rebecca Downes
1799–

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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."
1815

Age 27

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

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.

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Sources (1)

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

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