Anne Blows

8 August 1817–8 April 1892 (Age 74)
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Anne

When Anne Blows was born on 8 August 1817, in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Oliver Blows, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Ann Norman, was 20. She married Mathew Gilby on 16 July 1837, in Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Langford, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 8 April 1892, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Gilby
Anne Blows
Marriage: 16 July 1837
Charles Gilby
Frances W. Gilby
Mary Ann Gilby
Jane Gilby
Amy Gilby
Matthew Gilby
Martin GILBY

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1837Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 6
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    Age 26
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    1 Norman, English: see Bloyce .2 English: variant of Blow with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Ann Blows Gilby - history

    History of Ann Blows Ann Blows was the daughter of Oliver and Hannah Norman Blows. She was born August 8, 1818 in Bigglesward, Bedford, England. The eldest of four children, Ann married Matthew G …

    Sources (30)

    • Anne Ridout in household of David Ridout, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ann Gilby in entry for Matthew Gilby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Ann Rideout in household of Matthew Gilby, "United States Census, 1880"

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