Hugh Ranton

1780–1825 (Age 45)
Ireland

The Life of Hugh

Hugh Ranton was born in 1780, in Ireland as the son of Hugh Ranton. He had at least 4 sons with Jane Lockhart. He died in 1825, in his hometown, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Ranton
1780–1825
Jane Lockhart
1783–1830
Adam Ranton
1805–1870
William Ranton
1808–
Thomas Ranton
John Ranton
1819–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Ranton

    Male–1818Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (2)

1798

Age 18

Battle of Antrim.
1798

Age 18

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places called Branton in South Yorkshire (formerly in West Yorkshire) and Northumberland or from Braunton in Devon. The first and last are named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The second is from an Old English word brēmen ‘overgrown with broom’ + tūn ‘farmstead’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Hugh Ranton in entry for Thomas Ranton and Margaret Newell, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"

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