Mary Waters

Femaleabout 1736–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Waters was born about 1736, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Waters Jr, was 19 and her mother, Anne Laws, was 14. She married William Fry on 26 April 1764, in Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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William Fry
Mary Waters
Marriage: 26 April 1764
John Fry
Sarah Fry
William Wood Fry
Joseph Fry
Mary Fry

Sources (10)

  • Mary Waters, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Waters, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"
  • Mary in entry for William Fry, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1764Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 65

    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.


    Age 79

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


    Age 94

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Water 1 and 2, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: when not the English surname, this is an Anglicized form of various Gaelic names taken to be derived from uisce ‘water’ (see for example Haskin , Hiskey ).

    History: James Waters came from London, England, to Salem, MA, in 1630. Lawrence Waters came to Charlestown, MA, from Lancaster, England, in 1675.

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

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