Agness Kingdon

Brief Life History of Agness

When Agness Kingdon was born in 1822, in Marwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Kingdon, was 35 and her mother, Joanna Stanbury, was 11819. She married John Pugsley in 1848, in Marwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She died in July 1884, in Marwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62, and was buried in Marwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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John Pugsley
Agness Kingdon
Marriage: 1848
William Pugsley
John Pugsley
James Pugsley
George Pugsley
Henry Pugsley

Sources (7)

  • Agnes Pugsley in household of John Pugsley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Agnes Kingdon, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Agnes Kingdon, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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Name Meaning

English (southwestern, especially Devon): habitational name from Higher Kingdon in Alverdiscott, or from Kendon in North Bovey, both in Devon. Both are named in Old English from cyning ‘king’ (see King ) or cyne- ‘royal’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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