Mary Pigg

1740–
Anstey, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Mary? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

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

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

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    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.
    1815
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hogg
    Pigue

    Sources (9)

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

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.