Mary Preese

1773– (Age NaN)
Marden, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Preese was born in 1773, in Marden, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Preese, was 25 and her mother, Ann Gailey, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Preese
1748–1786
Ann Gailey
1743–1786
Anne Preese
1771–
Mary Preese
1773–
Sarah Preese
1775–
Jane Preece
1777–1876
John Preece
1777–
Elizabeth Preese
1779–
Catherine Preese
1781–

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World Events (8)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
Age 2
"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1801 · The Act of Union
Age 28
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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
Age 35
The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

German: northern variant of Fries 1.Dutch: variant of Frese .English: metonymic occupational name for a weaver of frieze, a coarse woolen cloth with a thick nap, from Middle English frise, frese (Old French frise).

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

Possible Related Names

Frazee
Fries
Freeze

Sources (5)

  • Mary Preese, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Mary Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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