Mary Crocket

Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Crocket was born in 1757, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Crockett, was 30 and her mother, Mary Barton, was 27. She married James Cannon on 21 June 1775, in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England.

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James Cannon
Mary Crocket
Marriage: 21 June 1775

Spouse and Children

21 June 1775
Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England

Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 44

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 58

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

Age 66

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French croc ‘hook’, a topographic name denoting someone who lived by a bend in a river or road, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker, seller, or user of hooks.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Crockett in entry for James Cannon, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary Crocket, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary Crocket, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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