When Mary Hough was christened on 2 July 1745, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, her father, Henry Hough, was 41 and her mother, Ann Goodman, was 36. She married John Frost on 5 December 1768, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 February 1815, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.
English (Lancashire and Cheshire): from Middle English hoʒ, Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land, ridge’. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived by such a feature, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Hough in Cheshire. This name has the same origin as Howe : Hough is from the nominative case (Old English hōh), while Howe from the dative singular. See also Howes .
Irish: variant of Haugh .
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