Mary Preese

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

The Life of Mary

When Mary Preese was born in 1773, in Marden, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Preese, was 34 and her mother, Ann Gailey, was 30.

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Family Time Line

John Preese
1739–1786
Ann Gailey
1743–1786
William Lewis Gailey
1763–1837
Anne Preese
1771–
Mary Preese
1773–
Sarah Preese
1775–
Jane Preece
1777–1876
John Preece
1777–
Elizabeth Preese
1779–
Catherine Preese
1781–
Christopher George Preece
1859–

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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

1 English: nickname for an irritating person, from Middle English breeze ‘gadfly’ (Old English brēosa).2 Americanized spelling of the Welsh patronymic ap Rhys ‘son of Rhys’ ( see Reese ).3 German: habitational name from any of numerous places called Breese or Breesen, in Mecklenburg, Wendland (near Hannover), Brandenburg, and Pomerania. In some cases the place name is derived from West Slavic brjaza ‘birch’.

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

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  • Mary Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Mary Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Mary Preese, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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