Mary Wear

28 November 1772–
Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Mary

When Mary Wear was born on 28 November 1772, in Granville Township, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Elias Weare II, was 42 and her mother, Ruth Banks, was 36. She married Ezra Dunn on 7 January 1790, in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1772.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Dunn
1767–
Mary Wear
1772–
Marriage: 7 January 1790
Letitia Ann Dunn
1790–
Elizabeth Dunn
1791–
Grace Dunn
1793–
Sarah Dunn
1797–1879
Robert Dunn
1799–
Ruth Dunn
1805–1846
John Dunn
1808–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1790
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(7)

    Letitia Ann Dunn

    Female1790–Female

    Elizabeth Dunn

    Female1791–Female

    Grace Dunn

    Female1793–Female

    Sarah Dunn

    Female1797–1879Female

    Robert Dunn

    Male1799–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (1)

1871

Age 99

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

English (Northumbria):1. topographic name for someone who lived by the Wear river in northern England. The river name is ancient, occuring in the form Vedra in Ptolemy's Geographia; it is probably a Celtic word meaning ‘water’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived near a dam or weir, a variant spelling of Ware 1, or a habitational name from a place called Weare, in Devon and Somerset, from Old English wær, wer ‘weir’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Dunn in entry for John Dunn, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Mary Dunn in entry for Elizabeth Dunn, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"
  • Mary Dunn in entry for Sarah Dunn, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

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