Mary Ann Otter

1864–
Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Otter was born in 1864, in Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Otter, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Dowling, was 39. She lived in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Clayton
1855–1922
Mary Ann Otter
1864–

Spouse and Children

    Nathaniel Clayton

    Male1855–1922Male

    Female1864–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1825–Male

    Elizabeth Dowling

    Female1825–Female

siblings

(5)

    Richard Otter

    Male1850–1862Male

    Emma Otter

    Female1856–Female

    Betsy Otter

    Female1859–Female

    Male1861–Male

    Female1864–Female

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 40

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an otter hunter, or 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 ornamental.2 English: from the late Old English personal name Ohthere, a borrowing of Old Norse Óttar, composed of the elements ótti ‘fear’, ‘dread’ + herr ‘army’. In Scotland the Old Norse name is the source.3 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements aud, od ‘wealth’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Otter in household of Francis Otter, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • 1891 England Census
  • 1871 England Census

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