Mary Pownall

17 June 1909–1985 (Age 75)
Gorton, Lancashire, England

The Life of Mary

When Mary Pownall was born on 17 June 1909, in Gorton, Lancashire, England, her father, Harry Pownall, was 37 and her mother, Emily Howard, was 29. She died in 1985, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Harry Pownall
1871–1950
Emily Howard
1880–
Lillian Pownall
1903–1905
Alice Pownall
1904–1905
Annie Pownall
1904–1905
Nellie Pownall
1907–1985
Mary Pownall
1909–1985
Hilda Pownall
1912–1964
Nora Pownall
1914–1990
Doris Pownall
1916–1916
May Pownall
1918–1994
Margaret Pownall
1920–2003

Parents and Siblings

    Male1871–1950Male

    Emily Howard

    Female1880–Female

siblings

(10)

    Lillian Pownall

    Female1903–1905Female

    Alice Pownall

    Female1904–1905Female

    Annie Pownall

    Female1904–1905Female

    Female1907–1985Female

    Female1909–1985Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1914

Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

Age 30

On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, first recorded in the 12th century as Pohenhale, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Pohha + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Pownall - Government record: birth-name: Mary Pownall

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