Mary Ann Moucher [Belton, Dunaway] (1886-1959)


Birth: January-March 1886 Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Father: Unknown
Mother: Matilda Elizabeth Smoker c1850-1929

Christening: Unknown

Marriage: October-December 1905 Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Husband: William James Dunaway 1882-1916

Marriage: October-December 1927 Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Husband: Henry Belton 1869-1947

Death: April-June 1959 Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK


None known


Birth of Mary Ann Moucher in FreeBMD in January-March 1886 in Portsea (2b 459). Her father is unknown, her mother's husband dying in 1883.

In the 1891 census as Annie Moucher aged 5, born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and living with her widowed mother (Matilda E), two (half)brothers (Henry and John),and four (half)sisters (Ada, Alice M, Edith and Ellen), and a lodger (Henry Ansell aged 21, born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, single and an unemployed fish hawker) in four rooms at 9 Brunswick Street, Portsmouth St Paul, Hampshire.

In the 1901 census as Mary A Mouder (sic - in the index, correct on the original), aged 15, born in Hampshire, a corset trimmer?, and living with her widowed mother (Matilda G) in two rooms at 14 Wellington Row, Portsea and Landport, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Marriage of Mary Ann Moucher and William James Dunaway in FreeBMD in October-December 1905 in Portsmouth (2b 1063).

In the 1911 census as Mary A Dunaway aged 25, born in Portsmouth, Hampshire ,married for five years with no children, and living with her husband (William J), and brother-in-law and sister (George and Ellen Oliver) in four rooms at 92 Havant Rd, Kingston Cross, Northend, Landport, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Her husband died at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.

Marriage of Mary A Dunaway and Henry Belton in FreeBMD in October-December 1927 in Portsmouth (2b 1371).

Her husband died in Portsmouth in 1947.

Death of Mary A Belton in FreeBMD in April-June 1959 aged 73 in Portsmouth (6b 409).

J M Motyer has an entry in Ancestry Public Member Trees for Annie Motyer born in 1886, parents John Motyer and Matilda Elizabeth Smoker.


Mary Ann Moucher was the wife of Henry Belton, Felicity's first cousin three times removed.

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