Mary Grice

Brundish, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

Mary Grice was born in 1685, in Brundish, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. She married Robert Mayes in 1714. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Robert Mayes
Mary Grice
Marriage: 1714
Mary Mayes
Elizabeth Mayes
William Mayes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children


    World Events (1)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 116
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2923;2007: 6797; 2010: 8914)English (Midlands): from Middle English grice, grise ‘pig’ (Old Norse gríss), probably a nickname or a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd.English: nickname for a gray-haired man, from Middle English grice, gris ‘gray’ (Old French gris, apparently of ancient Germanic origin, and probably a distant cognate of Gray 1).

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Mary in entry for Elizabeth Mayes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary in entry for Elizabeth Mays, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Grice - Church record: Christening record or certificate: burial: 21 July 1762; Brundish, Suffolk, England

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