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
Mary Fanny Lincoln
Marriage: 1 November 1870
Florence Maria Gawthrop
Mabel Elizabeth Gawthrop
William Lawrence Gawthrop
Bertie John Gawthrop

Spouse and Children

1 November 1870
Histon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Lincoln


    Martha Bensen Woolgar





    Sarah Martha Lincoln


    Ann Elizabeth Lincoln


    Charles Lincoln


    William Lincoln


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.

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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