Mary Preston

15 November 1754–6 February 1782 (Age 27)
Hilton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Preston was born on 15 November 1754, in Hilton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Preston, was 24 and her mother, Mary Bulmer, was 21. She married George Ord Sr. on 23 February 1773, in Hilton, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 February 1782, in Cowpen, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 27, and was buried in Hutton Rudby, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

George Ord Sr.
1748–1836
Mary Preston
1754–1782
Marriage: 23 February 1773
Thomas Ord
1774–1845
Ann Ord
1776–1836
Mary Ord
1778–
George Ord
1780–1826
William Ord
1782–1782
Benjamin Ord
1782–1841

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 February 1773
Hilton, Yorkshire, England
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the meaning may have been either ‘village with a priest’ or ‘village held by the Church’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Presto(u)n, now Craigmillar, in Midlothian. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Ord in entry for Isaac Ord, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Mary in entry for William Ord, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary in entry for William Orde, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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