Mary Rich

Female1690–2 June 1726

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Rich was born in 1690, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nicholas Rich Jr, was 30 and her mother, Abigail Green, was 30. She married John Green on 2 June 1724, in Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 2 June 1726, in Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 36, and was buried in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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John Green
1701–1791
Mary Rich
1690–1726
Marriage: 2 June 1724
John Green
1725–

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  • Mary Rick, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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  • Marriage
    2 June 1724Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a wealthy man (or perhaps in some cases an ironic nickname for a pauper), from Middle English, Old French riche ‘rich, wealthy’, a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to ancient Germanic rīc ‘power(ful)’.

    English: from the Middle English personal name Rich, a pet form of any of the post-Conquest names beginning in Rich-, such as Richer and especially Richard . Compare Rick .

    English: either a topographic name from Middle English riche(Old English ric) ‘stream’, signifying one who lived beside a stream, as at Glynde Reach (Sussex), or perhaps a habitational name from the (now lost) village of Riche (Lincolnshire).

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

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