Ann French

about 1700–
Markfield, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

Ann French was born about 1700, in Markfield, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Sharman on 10 July 1723, in Wanlip, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Thomas Sharman
Ann French
Marriage: 10 July 1723
John Sharman
Jno. Sharman
Ann Sharman
William Sharman

Spouse and Children

10 July 1723
Wanlip, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 101

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.

Age 115

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ann in entry for Ann Sharman, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Anne French, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Ann in entry for William Sharman, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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