Nancy Rutter

about 1878–1953 (Age 75)
Thistlebout, Melbecks, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Rutter was born about 1878, her father, Ralph Rutter, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Hillary, was 32. She married Peter Parker Wilson in 1905, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1953, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Peter Parker Wilson
Nancy Rutter
Marriage: 1905
Emily Agnes Wilson
Arthur Wilson

Spouse and Children

Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Ralph Rutter


    Elizabeth Hillary




    John Rutter



    Hannah Rutter


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 2

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 26

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a player on the rote ( see Root 2).2 English: nickname for an unscrupulous person, from Old French ro(u)tier ‘robber’, ‘highwayman’, ‘footpad’.3 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch rut(t)er ‘freebooter’, ‘footpad’, cognate with 2. Compare Reuter 2.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Nancy Rutter in household of Ralph Rutter, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy Rutter - Published information: death: 1953; England

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