Maria Seaward

1778–October 1853 (Age 75)
West Chinnock, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Seaward was born in 1778, in West Chinnock, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Seward, was 29 and her mother, Keziah Gillett, was 24. She married Benjamin Bargery on 1 April 1799, in West Chinnock, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died in October 1853, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Benjamin Bargery
Maria Seaward
Marriage: 1 April 1799
Peter Bargery
George Bargery
Frances Bargery
Benjamin Bargery
Jemima Bargery
Elizabeth Bargery
Mary Ann Bargery

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1799West Chinnock, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 9
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
    Age 11
    "Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 23
    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

    English (Devon): variant of Seward .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Maria Bargery in entry for Mary Anne Bargery, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Maria im Eintrag für Mary Anne Bargery, „England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999“
    • Maria Seaward, "England, Somerset, Church Records, 1501-1999"

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