Anne Whetstone

30 July 1732–
Bulkington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Anne

When Anne Whetstone was christened on 30 July 1732, in Bulkington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Whetstone, was 38 and her mother, Mary, was 33.

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Thomas Whetstone
John Whetstone
William Whetstone
Robert Whetstone
Samuel Whetstone
Thomas Whetstone
Anne Whetstone

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

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

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from either of two places called Whetstone, in Leicestershire and Greater London (formerly in Middlesex), or from Wheston in Derbyshire. All are named with Old English hwetstān ‘whetstone’ and are sited in areas that provided stone suitable for whetstones, stones used to sharpen knives and blades.2 Americanized form of German Wettstein .

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

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  • Anne Whetston, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Anne Whetstone, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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