Mary Anne Biggs

23 October 1792–
Newark Upon Trent,Nottingham,England

The Life of Mary Anne

When Mary Anne Biggs was christened on 23 October 1792, her father, Joseph Biggs, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Peck, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Biggs
1766–1840
Elizabeth Peck
1766–1804
William Biggs
1780–
Joseph Biggs
1790–
Mary Anne Biggs
1792–
William Biggs Sr.
1794–1854
George Warren Biggs
1795–
Eliza Biggs
1799–1880
William John Biggs
1803–1856
Mary Ann Biggs
1807–
Sarah Sampson Biggs
1807–

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Biggs

    Male1766–1840Male

    Female1766–1804Female

siblings

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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.
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.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a large or stout person, Middle English bigge + unexplained -s.2 English: records of names such as William de Bigges (Cambridgeshire 1327 ) and Laurentia atte Bigge (Somerset 1327 ) suggest that it must also have a topographic or habitational origin, but the etymology is obscure.3 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Beggs .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Biggs, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Mary Ann Biggs, "England, Hampshire Bishop's Transcripts 1680-1892"
  • Mary Anne Biggs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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