Mary Townsend

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Townsend was born in 1780, in Derbyshire, England, 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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Joshua Gregory
Mary Townsend
Marriage: 10 April 1803
Joshua Gregory
Andalusia Gregory
William Gregory
John Gregory
Mary Gregory
Hardy Gragrey
Elizabeth Gregory
Penela Malia Gregory

Sources (22)

  • Mary Gregory in household of Joshua Gregory, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Townsend, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • England & Wales,Civil Registration Death Index

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World Events (8)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

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

"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

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: 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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