Thomas Dunn

before 30 August 1800–
Kinver, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Dunn was born before 30 August 1800, in Kinver, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Dunn, was 25 and his mother, Mary Shingler, was 22. He married Alice in Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Dunn
1800–
Alice
Marriage:

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Kingswinford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 1
    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.
    1815
    Age 15
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 33
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dunne
    Brown
    Don
    Done
    Dunsford
    Dunford
    Donn
    Dunson
    Dun

    Sources (6)

    • Thomas Dunn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Thomas Dunn, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"
    • Thomas Dunn, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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