Betty Sumner

1769–
Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Betty

When Betty Sumner was christened on 12 January 1769, in Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Sumner, was 37 and her mother, Alice Bond, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Sumner
1731–1820
Alice Bond
1733–
Jennat Sumner
1761–
Margaret Sumner
1763–
Isabell Sumner
1767–
Betty Sumner
1769–
Richard Sumner
1773–
Ellen Sumner
1775–

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World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a summoner, an official who was responsible for ensuring the appearance of witnesses in court, Middle English sumner, sumnor.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Betty Sumner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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