Edward Mallet

about 1596–1638 (Age 42)
Caston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Mallet was born about 1596, in Caston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Nicholas Mallett, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Wade, was 22. He married Ann Holly about 1620, in Caston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1638, in Caston, Norfolk, England, at the age of 42, and was buried in Caston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom.

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Edward Mallet
Ann Holly
Marriage: about 1620
Thomas Mallett
Nicholas Mallet
Maria Mallet

Spouse and Children

about 1620
Caston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Nicholas Mallett


    Margaret Wade




World Events (2)

1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 4

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.
1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 24

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

Name Meaning

1 French: from a pet form of the personal name Malo ( see Malo 1).2 French: variant of Malette .3 French, Catalan and English: from French, English, and Catalan mallet ‘hammer’, Old French ma(i)let, diminutive of ma(i)l (Latin malleus) either a metonymic occupational name for a smith, or possibly a nickname for a fearsome warrior.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Edward Mallet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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