Ann Thornton

9 December 1829–16 September 1912 (Age 82)
Gomersal, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Thornton was born on 9 December 1829, in Gomersal, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, David Thornton, was 41 and her mother, Mary Ann Milner, was 39. She married James Molineaux on 13 July 1845, in Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Shadwell, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 16 September 1912, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82, and was buried in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

James Molineaux
1821–1891
Ann Thornton
1829–1912
Marriage: 13 July 1845
Thomas Mollineaux
1849–1895
David Thornton Mollineux
1853–1905
Fanny Molineaux
1856–1933
Squire Molineaux
1858–1916
Nelly Molineaux
1872–1951

Spouse and Children

    James Molineaux

    Male1821–1891Male

    Female1829–1912Female

MARRIAGE
13 July 1845
Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Thomas Mollineaux

    Male1849–1895Male

    David Thornton Mollineux

    Male1853–1905Male

    Fanny Molineaux

    Female1856–1933Female

    Squire Molineaux

    Male1858–1916Male

    Female1872–1951Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1831 · Old London Bridge Opens

Age 2

"The popular childhood rhyme ""London Bridge is Falling Down"" refers to the infamous overpass above the Thames River. By the 19th century the bridge had started to fall apart."
1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 23

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ ( see Skehan ).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ ( see Drennan ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1891 census Ann Molineaux, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • 1851 census Ann Mullineux in household of James Mullineux, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • 1871 census Ann Molineaux in household of James Molineaux, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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