Mary Townsend

1780–1856 (Age 76)
Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Townsend was born in 1780, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Townsend, was 38 and her mother, Mary Townsend, was 23. She married Joshua Gregory on 10 April 1803, in Eyam, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1856, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Gregory
Mary Townsend
Marriage: 10 April 1803
Joshua Gregory
Andalusia Gregory
William Gregory
John Gregory
Mary Gregory
Hardy Gragrey
Elisebeth Gregory
Penela Malia Gregory

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1803Eyam, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 21
    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 35
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 43
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun(es)ende. Compare Town . There may have been some confusion with Townson .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Mary Gregory in household of Joshua Gregory, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Mary Gregory in entry for Penela Malia Gregory, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Townsend, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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