William Sumner

1674–1735
Lostock (Hall), Lancashire, England

The Life of William

When William Sumner was born about 1674, his father, John Sumner, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Lathom, was 22. He married Mary Pearson on 5 November 1710, in Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He was buried in Samlesbury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Sumner
1674–1735
Mary Pearson
1690–
Marriage: 5 November 1710
Mabel Sumner
1712–
Cathern. Sumner
1714–
Anne Sumner
1716–
Mary Sumner
1718–
Wm. Sumner
1720–
John Sumner
1722–
Esther Sumner
1725–
Richd. Sumner
1727–1727
Christopher Sumner
1731–1820
Pierson Sumner
1733–
Thos. Sumner
1735–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1710
Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Sumner

    Male1649–Male

  • Elizabeth Lathom

    Female1652–Female

siblings

(10)

  • Male1674–1735Male

  • John Sumner

    Male1676–Male

  • Elizabeth Sumner

    Female1678–Female

  • Ann Somner

    Female1678–Female

  • Christopher Somner

    Male1680–Male

+5 More Children

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 (3)

  • Leyland, Lancashire, England Bishops Transcripts
  • Samlesbury, Lancashire Bishop's Transcripts Drb 2/23
  • William Sumner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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