Mary Fanny Lincoln

1851–August 1921 (Age 70)
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Fanny

When Mary Fanny Lincoln was born in 1851, in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Lincoln, was 29 and her mother, Martha Bensen Woolgar, was 22. She married Lawrence John Gawthrop on 1 November 1870, in Histon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in St Giles' Church, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died in August 1921, in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence John Gawthrop
1848–1930
Mary Fanny Lincoln
1851–1921
Marriage: 1 November 1870
Florence Maria Gawthrop
1872–1948
Mabel Elizabeth Gawthrop
1876–1968
William Lawrence Gawthrop
1886–1970
Bertie John Gawthrop
1889–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 November 1870
Histon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lincoln

    Male1822–Male

    Martha Bensen Woolgar

    Female1829–Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1851–1921Female

    Sarah Martha Lincoln

    Female1852–Female

    Ann Elizabeth Lincoln

    Female1855–Female

    Charles Lincoln

    Male1857–Male

    William Lincoln

    Male1858–Male

World Events (6)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

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

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city of Lincoln, so named from an original British name Lindo- ‘lake’ + Latin colonia ‘settlement’, ‘colony’. The place was an important administrative center during the Roman occupation of Britain and in the Middle Ages it was a center for the manufacture of cloth, including the famous ‘Lincoln green’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Fanny Lincoln in household of Charles Lincoln, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Gawthorp in household of Lawrence Gawthorp, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Mary Fanny Gawthorpe in household of Lawrence Gawthorpe, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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