Mary Parker Doughty

Brief Life History of Mary Parker

When Mary Parker Doughty was born on 25 March 1820, in Dorrington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William from Lincolnshire Doughty, was 26 and her mother, Ann Fletcher, was 27. She married Paul Burgin on 12 May 1839, in Dorrington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Fenton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 14 February 1891, in Fenton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70, and was buried in Fenton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Paul Burgin
Mary Parker Doughty
Marriage: 12 May 1839
Samuel Turner Burgin
Caroline Burgin
Israel Burgin
Jesse Burgin
Fredrick Burgin
Elijah Burgin
Susannah Burgin
Christopher Burgin
Hetty Burgin
Henrietta Burgin
Aaron Burgin
Fletcher Burgin
Collins Burgin
Rachel Burgin

Sources (21)

  • Mary Burgin in household of Paul Burgin, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Parker Doughty, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Doughty, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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Name Meaning

English: nickname for a powerful or brave man, especially a champion jouster, from Middle English do(u)ghti, douti, dighti (Old English dohtig, dyhtig) ‘bold, brave, strong; worthy; excellent’.

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

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