Ann Wild

25 April 1827–12 March 1906 (Age 78)
Meanwood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Wild was born on 25 April 1827, in Meanwood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Wild, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Rushforth, was 24. She married John Ashman, Jr. on 18 November 1844, in Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 12 March 1906, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ashman, Jr.
Ann Wild
Marriage: 18 November 1844
Ann Elizabeth Ashman
Harriet Ashman
Isabella Ashman
John Thomas Ashman
Ellen Ashman
Sarah Jane Ashman
Imogene Ashman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1844Islington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 15
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 23
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English wilde ‘wild, violent’ (Old English wilde), hence a nickname for a man of violent and undisciplined character, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of overgrown uncultivated land (from Middle English wilde (noun) ‘wild place, wasteland’).English: variant of Wile , with excrescent -d.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1 above, from Middle High German wilde, wilt, German wild ‘wild’, also used in the sense ‘strange, foreign’, and therefore in some cases a nickname for an incomer.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Ann Elizabeth Ashman Carling (1845-1929) by her daughter, Isabel Carling Brunson

    It must have been a cold day in London, England, on the twentieth day of December, in the year eighteen and forty-five, when the age old stork made his long expected visit to the home of John and Ann …

    Sources (26)

    • Ann Ashman in household of John Ashman, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Anna Wild in entry for Ellen Ashman Webb, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ann Ashman in household of John Ashman, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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