Mary Pigg

1740–
Anstey, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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
1740–
Marriage: 10 February 1765
James Potterill
1765–1765
Colin Potterill
1775–1827
James Potterill
1766–
Elizabeth Potterill
1768–1804
Jacob Potterell
1771–
Collin Potterill
1773–1773
Mary Potterill
1778–
Thomas Potterill
1780–

Spouse and Children

    Collin Potterill

    MaleMale

    Female1740–Female

MARRIAGE
10 February 1765
Anstey, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

English (mainly Durham and Northumbria): from Middle English pigge ‘young hog’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or nickname for someone supposedly resembling a hog.

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

Sources (3)

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

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