John Bretherton

1860–before 1864 (Age 4)
Goosnargh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Bretherton was born in 1860, in Goosnargh, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Bretherton, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Mercer, was 37. He died before 1864, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

William Bretherton
1816–1889
Elizabeth Mercer
1823–
George Bretherton
1847–
Joseph Bretherton
1849–
William Bretherton
1850–
Thomas Bretherton
1852–
Robert Bretherton
1854–
Doctor James Bretherton
1857–1923
Elizabeth Faith Bretherton
1858–
John Bretherton
1860–1864
John Bretherton
1865–

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Brotherton, in North Yorkshire and Suffolk; both are named with Old English brōðor ‘brother’ or the Old Scandinavian personal name Bróðir + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘enclosure’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Bretherton in household of William Bretherton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Bratherton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Birth record for John Bretherton

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