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
1787–1850
Mary Ann Nullis
1784–1862
Marriage: 1812
John Burgess
1812–
Joseph Burgess
1823–1841
Israel Burgess
1813–1839
Hannah Burgess
1813–
Elizabeth Burgess
1817–1894
Sarah Burgess
1819–
Thomas Burgess
1820–1841
John Burgess
1822–
Mary Burgess
1824–
Samuel Israel Burgess
1825–1875
Mary Burgess
1827–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1812Plumstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    +6 More Children

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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.
    1808
    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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