Mary Pigg


Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Pigg was born in 1740, her father, John Pigg, was 39 and her mother, Martha Moor, was 24. She married Collin Potterill on 10 February 1765, in Anstey, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Collin Potterill
Mary Pigg
Marriage: 10 February 1765
James Potterill
Colin Potterill
James Potterill
Elizabeth Potterill
Jacob Potterell
Collin Potterill
Mary Potterill
Thomas Potterill

Sources (9)

  • Mary Pigg, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Pigg, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Mary in entry for Elizabeth Pottrell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1765Anstey, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 61

    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 75

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

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 93

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English pigge ‘pig’ (Old English picg(a)), hence a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or nickname for someone supposedly resembling a hog (see Hogg ).

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

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