Ann Altass

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Altass was born on 13 May 1820, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Altass, was 27 and her mother, Martha Taylor, was 24. She married Robert Robinson on 7 June 1840, in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Monk Fryston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 13 February 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Robinson
Ann Altass
Marriage: 7 June 1840
Vera Waudby

Sources (24)

  • Ann Altass in household of James Bedford, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ann Altass, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Ann Doull, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English all ‘all’ + peis, pes ‘peace’, perhaps to be interpreted as ‘completely peaceable’ or ‘completely silent’.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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