Mary Ann Nullis

29 March 1784–16 June 1862 (Age 78)
Ashampstead, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Nullis was born on 29 March 1784, in Ashampstead, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Nullis, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth or Betty Brown, was 24. She married Thomas Burgess in 1812, in Plumstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bunbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 16 June 1862, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Burgess
Mary Ann Nullis
Marriage: 1812
John Burgess
Joseph Burgess
Israel Burgess
Hannah Burgess
Elizabeth Burgess
Sarah Burgess
Thomas Burgess
John Burgess
Mary Burgess
Samuel Israel Burgess
Mary Burgess

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1812Plumstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 17
    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 24
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cambridgeshire): probably a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a cattle shed, or a topographic name for someone who lived by one, from a shortened form of Middle English bulehus ‘bull house’, from bule, bole ‘bull’ + h(o)us ‘house’.Latvian: nickname or metonymic occupational name from bullis ‘bull’.

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

    Sources (38)

    • Mary Burgess in household of Thomas Burgess, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary A Burgess in household of Samuel I Burgess, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary Ann in entry for Elizabeth Burgess, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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