Mary Summerhays

15 September 1758–
Stockland, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Summerhays was christened on 15 September 1758, in Stockland, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Summerhays, was 23 and her mother, Mary Moor, was 23.

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Family Time Line

William Summerhays
1735–1811
Mary Moor
1735–1797
Robert Summerhays
1757–1797
Joseph Summerhays
1758–1797
Mary Summerhays
1758–
Anne Summerhays
1762–
Richard Summerhays
1762–
William Summerhays
1765–1836
Sarah Summerhays
1770–1770
Sarah Summerhays
1772–1772
John Summerhays
1773–1854

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

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.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Southern English: probably a topographic name referring to an enclosure (on upland pasture), where animals were kept in summer, from Middle English sumer, somer ‘summer’ + hay ‘enclosure’ (Old English (ge)hæg).

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Somerhays, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary (twin) 1758 Christening at Stockland

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