Mary Ann Brooks

22 February 1804–after 1868 (Age 63)
Morton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Brooks was born on 22 February 1804, in Morton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Brooks, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Smith, was 27. She married Henry Edward Wilson on 22 January 1831, in Thaxted, Essex, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died after 1868, in United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edward Wilson
1809–1882
Mary Ann Brooks
1804–1868
Marriage: 22 January 1831
Henry Edward Wilson Jr
1831–1909
James T. Wilson
1835–1912
Rachael Wilson
1837–1910
Harriet Wilson
1839–1915
John Wilson
1841–1895
Frances Charlotte Wilson
1844–1929

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1831Thaxted, Essex, England
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1815
    Age 11
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1823
    Age 19
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: usually a variant of Brook , with excrescent -s. The optional addition of -s, with no grammatical function, is usually post-medieval, but some examples of the same person's name occurring with and without -(e)s have been noted as early as the 14th century in South Lancashire. The -es in such cases probably has neither a plural nor a genitival function, and the name means ‘dweller at the brook’, not ‘dweller at the brooks’. A plural sense cannot be ruled out elsewhere, but a non-grammatical -(e)s must also be considered a strong possibility.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.Americanized form of German Brucks .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brucks
    Brook
    Brookes

    Sources (26)

    • Mary Ann Welson in household of Henry Welson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • unknown in entry for Harry E. Wilson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Ann Wilson in household of Henry Wilson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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