Ann Otter


Brief Life History of Ann

Ann Otter was born in 1780, in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 1 daughter with Joseph Burton.

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Joseph Burton
Ann Otter
Sarah Burton

Sources (7)

  • Ann Otter, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Ann in entry for Sarah Burton, "England, Nottinghamshire, Church Records, 1578-1937"
  • Ann Otter in the England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1988

Spouse and Children

Children (1)

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 21

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 35

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


Age 43

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Horst, Johannes, Kurt, Monika, Otto, Wilhelm.

English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an otter hunter, or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling an otter, from Middle English, Middle High German oter, Middle Dutch otter, German Otter ‘otter’. The Jewish surname can be artificial.

German: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with ōd ‘possession’ + hāri ‘army’.

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

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