Ann Weaver

4 June 1816–18 February 1853 (Age 36)
Ulnes Walton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Weaver was born on 4 June 1816, in Ulnes Walton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Weaver, was 20 and her mother, Esther Sumner, was 21. She married Barnett Rigby on 25 December 1839, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 18 February 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Barnett Rigby
Ann Weaver
Marriage: 25 December 1839
George Rigby
Enoch Rigby
Edward Rigby
Susannah Rigby
John Rigby
James Rigby
Willard Rigby
Esther Rigby
Ann Rigby
Barnett Rigby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1839Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 9
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).English: habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire, now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wēfer(e) ‘winding stream’.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘weaver’, for example German Weber , Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Tkacz or Tkach , Hungarian Takács (see Takacs ), and Slovenian Tkalec, Tekavec or Veber .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ann Weaver Rigby

    BIRTH DATE 4 June 1816 DEATH DATE 19 February 1853 GENDER Female Evidence from land records proves the Rigby family traveled to Utah in 1848. Companies Company Unknown (1848) Approx …

    Sources (39)

    • Ann Rigby in household of Barnet Rigby, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ann in entry for Ann Rigby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Ann Rigby in household of Barnet Rigby, "United States Census, 1850"

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