John Ayton

1758–1830
Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Ayton was christened on 19 November 1758, in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Ayton, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Page, was 22. He married Mary Burrell on 14 November 1779, in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1830, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Ayton
1758–1830
Mary Burrell
1760–1831
Marriage: 14 November 1779
Elizabeth Ayton
1776–1858
John Aytan
1781–1855
Mary Ayton
1781–1867
Charles Ayton
1783–1785
Charles Ayton
1790–1860
James Ayton
1794–1835
Robert Ayton
1797–1837
Matthew Ayton
1800–1888
Rebecca Ayton
1801–1841

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1779
Wymondham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

  • Elizabeth Ayton

    Female1776–1858Female

  • John Aytan

    Male1781–1855Male

  • Mary Ayton

    Female1781–1867Female

  • Charles Ayton

    Male1783–1785Male

  • Male1790–1860Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Axton in Kent, named from the Old English personal name Acca + Old English stān ‘stone’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Ayton, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • John Ayton in entry for Charles Ayton, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • John Ayton in entry for Charles Ayton, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"

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