Ann Cresswell Gower

10 October 1843–11 January 1914 (Age 70)
Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann Cresswell

When Ann Cresswell Gower was born on 10 October 1843, in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Cowhearne Gower, was 27 and her mother, Jane Cresswell, was 26. She married Henry Lunt on 11 April 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1850 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 11 January 1914, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lunt
1824–1902
Ann Cresswell Gower
1843–1914
Marriage: 11 April 1863
Jane Gower Lunt
1864–1952
Jemima Gower Lunt
1866–1945
Roselia Gower Lunt
1868–1928
Oscar Gower Lunt
1870–1959
Richard Henry Lunt
1872–1872
George Albert Lunt
1874–1960
Owen Lunt
1876–1876
Thomas Amos Lunt
1878–1947
Ellen Gower Lunt
1880–1945
Rachel Ann Lunt
1883–1968

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 11
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from Gohiere, the Old French form of what is now known as Goelle, the country north of Paris.English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French Goier, Joier, denoting a man from any of several places in Normandy and Picardy called Gouy, Joué, or Jouy (derived from the Latin personal name Gaudius, Old French Goi, Joi + -acum ‘joy’).English (of Norman origin): from a Norman personal name, Go(h)ier, ancient Germanic Godehar, cognate with the Old English name mentioned at Gooder .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gooder
    Gowers
    Gurr
    Jowers
    Goward

    Story Highlight

    life of Ann Cresswell Gower Lunt

    Ann Cresswell Gower Lunt Researched, compiled, and written by Janet Johnson Cox - 2002 Ann Cresswell Gower Lunt was born October 10, 1844 at Wednesburg, Stafordshire, England. She was the daughter …

    Sources (24)

    • Ellen Lunt in household of Henry Lunt, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ann Gower in entry for Washington Hilton and Jane Lunt Burt, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Ann Gower in entry for Oscar Gower Lunt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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