Mary Abbot

Shalford, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Abbot was born in 1731, in Shalford, Essex, England, her father, John Abbot, was 24 and her mother, Mary Warren, was 22. She married Daniel Challis on 5 April 1752, in Bocking, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Daniel Challis
Mary Abbot
Marriage: 5 April 1752
Mary Challis
Daniel Challis
Sarah Challis
Sarah Challis
Ruth Challis
Thomas Challis
Fanny Challis
Robert Challis

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World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted
Age 21
Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War
Age 23
The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party
Age 39
Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Abbott .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Abbot, "England, Essex Parish Registers, 1503-1997"
  • Daniel Challis and Mary Abbot - Marriage, Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Bocking, 1558-1954
  • Mary Abbot - Christening Record, Parish registers for Shalford, 1558-1866 -

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