Mary Hack

June 1739–12 February 1816 (Age 76)
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hack was born in June 1739, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Hack, was 36 and her mother, Mary Mason, was 36. She married James Meadows on 9 January 1763, in Somerby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 12 February 1816, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Meadows
Mary Hack
Marriage: 9 January 1763
John Meadows
James Meadows
Richard Meadows
William Meadows
William Meadows
Mary Meadows

Spouse and Children

9 January 1763
Somerby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 62

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 76

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

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a peddler ( see Haack 1).2 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge ( see Heck 2).3 North German: perhaps also a topographic name from hach, hack ‘dirty, boggy water’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for James Meadows, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Mary in entry for Richard Meadows, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Mary Hack, "England, Rutland Parish Registers, 1538-1991"

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