Mary Street

Female2 April 1759–3 October 1822

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Street was born on 2 April 1759, in Fewston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Street, was 21 and her mother, Betty Barry, was 25. She married Richard Holmes on 28 March 1780, in Fewston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She was buried in Hull, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Richard Holmes
1753–1820
Mary Street
1759–1822
Marriage: 28 March 1780
William Holmes
1773–
Joseph Holmes
1778–
Thomas Holmes
1776–1862

Sources (10)

  • Mary Street, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Holmes in entry for Thomas Holmes, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
  • Mary Street, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1780Fewston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (3)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 42

    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.

    1815

    Age 56

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

    Age 62

    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English stret(e) ‘street, Roman road’ (Old English strǣt). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in the main street of a village or town or by a Roman road, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Street (Kent, Herefordshire, Somerset), Street on the Fosse (Somerset), Strete in Blackawton (Devon), Strete Raleigh in Whimple (Devon), or Streat (Sussex). In the Middle Ages the word at first denoted a Roman road but later also came to denote the main street in a town or village.

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Strasser and a number of other surnames with similar meaning.

    Americanized form of Jewish (from Morocco) Chetrit: perhaps from the Arabic verbal root shṭr ‘to become skillful, dexterous, astute’. The exact origin of the suffix –it is unclear.

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

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