Mary Rich

1690–2 June 1726 (Age 36)
Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Rich was born in 1690, in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nicholas Rich, was 30 and her mother, Abigail Green, was 30. She married John Greene on 2 June 1724, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. 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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Family Time Line

John Greene
1701–1791
Mary Rich
1690–1726
Marriage: 2 June 1724
John Green
1725–
Christopher Green
1735–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1724Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Ritchie
    Ritch
    Riches
    Richer
    Riche
    Richins

    Sources (1)

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

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